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Curious George and the Puppies Lap Edition
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Curious George and the Puppies Lap Edition

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by H. A. Rey, Margret Rey
 

When George and the man with the yellow hat visit the animal shelter, George is delighted to discover a large litter of puppies. At first, George just wants to pet the puppy, but then he wants to hold one. George's curiousity gets the best of him, and soon puppies are everywhere. Fall 1998 marks the introduction of eight new Curious George Adventures available in

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When George and the man with the yellow hat visit the animal shelter, George is delighted to discover a large litter of puppies. At first, George just wants to pet the puppy, but then he wants to hold one. George's curiousity gets the best of him, and soon puppies are everywhere. Fall 1998 marks the introduction of eight new Curious George Adventures available in three formats, hardcover, paperback, and paperboard. Fans will also enjoy Curious George in the Snow, Curious George Goes to a Movie, Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory, Curious George's Dream, Curious George Makes Pancakes, Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon, and Curious George Feeds the Animals.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Following the style of the original creators of the Curious George books, the artists have provided young readers with a new story. George is a curious monkey, and one day he goes out with his good friend—the man with the yellow hat. They sit on a park bench and find a kitten. They decide that the kitten should be taken to the animal shelter, and then we see what happens when George's curiosity really takes hold. He is captivated by the puppies, and before you know it, he has let them out of their cage and my goodness they are into everything. As the man with the yellow hat and the director of the shelter gather them all up, they notice the mother dog barking at a door. One of the puppies had gotten away earlier in the day and hidden in the closet, now he is rescued and joins the rest of his family. George is instrumental in bringing about a happy ending, and, what is more, he ends up taking one of the puppies home. George is really very much like any curious two or three year-old. The original version of this story has been reissued in a lap-sized board book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618772414
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/01/2006
Series:
Curious George Series
Edition description:
None
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
600,218
Product dimensions:
10.75(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.74(d)
Lexile:
550L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 3 Years

Meet the Author


Hans Augusto Rey was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1898. As a child, he spent much of his free time in that city's famous Hagenbeck Zoo drawing animals. After serving in the army during World War I, he studied philology and natural science at the University of Hamburg. He then married Margret Rey and they moved to Montmartre for four years. The manuscript for the first Curious George books 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. 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.

Brief Biography

Place of Birth:
Hamburg, Germany; Margret in 1906, and H.A. in 1898
Place of Death:
Cambridge, Massachusetts; Margret died in 1996, H.A. in 1977
Website:
http://www.curiousgeorge.com

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Curious George and the Puppies Lap Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Rosemcp More than 1 year ago
Another GREAT "George" book. My 3 year old granddaughter loved this book like she does the other Curious George books. It is a heavy card stock book which is great for small fingers.