The New Adventures of Curious George

By H. A. Rey, Margret Rey

H. A. Rey and his spouse, Margret, first brought younger readers to the big-hearted, fun-loving troublemaker-hero Curious George in 1941. during this two-hundred-page hardcover treasury, Curious George lovers will locate 8 tales in line with the preferred primate, painted in Rey’s unique watercolor and charcoal kind: Curious George is going to a Chocolate Factory (1998), Curious George and the Puppies (1998), Curious George Makes Pancakes (1998), Curious George Feeds the Animals (1998), Curious George is going to a Movie (1998), Curious George and the recent Air Balloon (1998), Curious George within the Snow (1998), and Curious George’s Dream (1998). A five-page essay concerning the author-illustrator staff closes this beautiful number of adventures for Curious George lovers younger and old.
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Humans within the park grew to become worried. They started to run. They ran in all instructions; yet normally, they ran clear of George. George felt lousy. He did not want to frighten somebody. He simply desired to conceal. yet the place might he cross? He was once too mammoth to slot wherever. Then George observed the carousel. He would not want a adult to get on with him this time. yet this time George wanted he had a adult with him... he needed his buddy have been right here. George sat at the carousel feeling lonely. all at once, anyone referred to as his identify. "George? George? " It appeared like the fellow with the yellow hat! might his buddy be right here to take him domestic? George heard his identify back. It used to be his pal! George desired to bounce into his friend's hands, however the guy with the yellow hat used to be too small. How may he ever take George domestic now? the guy referred to as his identify again... "George," he acknowledged. "Wake up. it is time for mattress. You fell asleep looking at the motion picture. " George checked out his pal. Why, he wasn't small finally. George checked out himself. He used to be now not gigantic! Now George may possibly bounce into his friend's arms—and that's what he did. because the guy with the yellow hat tucked him in, George used to be chuffed to be in his little mattress. It used to be now not very substantial, he idea. yet he slot in it completely. George was once simply definitely the right measurement. * * * Margret and H. A. Rey between kids, Margret and H. A. Rey have been most sensible often called the oldsters of Curious George, the hero in their most famed books. "I notion you have been monkeys, too," acknowledged a bit boy who have been wanting to meet them, unhappiness written far and wide his face. no longer all the Reys' kid's books are approximately George, yet they're all approximately animals. The Reys either enjoyed animals, and one of many first issues they'd do after they got here to a brand new city was once stopover at the zoo. In Hamburg, Germany, the place either have been born, H. A. lived just about the recognized Hagenbeck Zoo and, as a toddler, spent a lot of his unfastened time there. that is the place he realized to mimic animal voices. He was once proudest of his lion roar, and as soon as he roared for 3,000 young ones within the Atlanta Civic Auditorium, therefore making the headlines within the Atlanta structure for the 1st and final time. through the years the Reys owned an collection of animals: monkeys in Brazil, which regrettably died on a visit to Europe; alligators, chameleons, and newts in New Hampshire; and canines. They continuously had a cocker spaniel, and H. A. in general controlled to get him into one photo in every one in their books. H. A. additionally wrote and illustrated books for adults on astronomy. The books have been, in a fashion, a spinoff of the 1st international battle. H. A. , as an eighteen-year-old soldier within the German military, carried in his knapsack a notebook on astronomy, the celebrities being a convenient topic to check in these blacked-out nights. however the publication was once no longer a lot aid for the start stargazer, and how the constellations have been awarded stumped him. So, decades later, nonetheless disenchanted with current books at the topic, he labored out a brand new method to exhibit the constellations and ended up doing his personal books on astronomy. H. A. began drawing in 1900, while he was once years previous, commonly horses.

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