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Number of Pages: 12
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 6.00 X 9.00 (inches)
Series: Curious George
Come along for a ride with Curious George's Dump Truck—an innovative novelty book that's shaped like a truck! When George sees a big blue dump truck at the park, he can't wait to see what's inside. Curious little ones will love exploring the dump truck and all its parts with their favorite mischievous monkey. Then it's up to them to set the scene! Dump out the dirt, grab a shovel, and help George and his friends make a garden grow.
Delightful rhymes on every page plus moving parts and press-out play pieces make this a perfect choice for story time and play time!
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.