Curious George Flies a Kite

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George's adventures with bunnies, fishing poles, and a powerful kite are told in a simplified text suitable for first-graders to read themselves. "Sure-fire stuff." -- School Library Journal, starred review

George, a monkey, has a busy day as he befriends rabbits, flies a kite, and falls in the lake.

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Overview

George's adventures with bunnies, fishing poles, and a powerful kite are told in a simplified text suitable for first-graders to read themselves. "Sure-fire stuff." -- School Library Journal, starred review

George, a monkey, has a busy day as he befriends rabbits, flies a kite, and falls in the lake.

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"Sure-fire stuff." School Library Journal, Starred
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780395259375
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 10/28/1977
  • Series: Curious George Series
  • Edition description: None
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 110,252
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 450L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

H. A. and Margret Rey

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 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 numerous languages. And many, many Curious George books have followed.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Hans Augusto Rey and Margarete Elisabeth Waldstein (full names)
    1. Place of Death:
      Cambridge, Massachusetts; Margret died in 1996, H.A. in 1977

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  • Posted September 2, 2011

    Disappointing

    Another disappointing, poorly executed, copying of this much loved favourite on to the Nook. Doubling up of text from the original is irritating and the pictures are small and badly scanned. Stick to the original book - I wish I had!

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    Posted September 24, 2010

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