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Number of Pages: 10
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 2012
|Dimensions: 10.00 X 11.03 X 0.41 (inches)|
Series: Curious George
In this exciting magnetic playbook, Curious George is exploring some of his favorite places—a town, a playground, a circus, a farm, and a campground—and he needs your help to reach his destination! With your assistance, George can navigate the magnetic mazes, and once you've helped George, you can show his friends how to get to the places they're looking for, too. With five mazes and six magnetic pieces, this book has many uses and many ways to move around the pages. And with a handy, reclosable case for the magnetic pieces, George and his friends are always right there when you need them—perfect for at home and on the go!
The Reys were born in Hamburg, Germany. Hans Augusto Rey (1898-1977) met his wife-to-be, Margret (1906-1996), at a party in her fathers home in Germany; when he first caught a glimpse of her, she was sliding down the banister. In their twenties and thirties they lived in Paris and in Rio de Janeiro, where Hans sold bathtubs in villages along the Amazon River. Eventually Cambridge, Massachusetts, became the Reys home and community. Throughout their lives the Reys created many lively books together, including Spotty, Pretzel, and lift-the-flap books such as How Do You Get There? The manuscript of the first Curious George book was one of the few items the Reys carried with them on their bicycles when they escaped from Paris in 1940. Eventually, they made their way to the United States, and Curious George was published in 1941. Their incorrigible little monkey has become an American icon, selling millions of books and capturing the hearts of readers everywhere. Curious George has been published in many languages, including French, German, Japanese, Afrikaans, and Norwegian. Additional Curious George books followed, as well as such other favorites as Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys and Find the Constellations. Visit www.curiousgeorge.com.