Curious George Takes a Train

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Curious George heads to the train station to take a trip with the Man with the Yellow Hat, but when he tries to help out the station master, he gets himself into trouble. George finds himself a hiding place—only to discover that his help is really needed when a little boy’s toy train is about to fall onto the tracks. NEW on inside and back covers: connect-the-dots, fun facts, and telling time activities.

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Overview

Curious George heads to the train station to take a trip with the Man with the Yellow Hat, but when he tries to help out the station master, he gets himself into trouble. George finds himself a hiding place—only to discover that his help is really needed when a little boy’s toy train is about to fall onto the tracks. NEW on inside and back covers: connect-the-dots, fun facts, and telling time activities.

While waiting for the man with the yellow hat to buy train tickets, Curious George causes trouble by mixing up numbers on the schedule, but he makes up for it when a little boy's toy rolls toward the tracks.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Everyone's favorite, loveable monkey is back in one of his most exciting adventures yet. In this book, Curious George takes a trip to the train station, and although he is trying to help, when he reorganizes the train locations and times, the station erupts in chaos. Once everyone in the busy train station notices this little monkey, it is too late to reverse the damage he has done. The illustrations in this book are just as amusing and detailed as they have been for years. No matter what age the readers are, they will still delight in seeing what mischief George will get himself into next. This story greatly contributes to the classic love that we all have for Curious George and his friend The Man With the Yellow Hat. 2002, Houghton Mifflin Co,
— Sarah Hammond
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756917333
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 8/28/2002
  • Series: Curious George Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 554,641
  • Age range: 4 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 7.90 (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.

Martha Weston was the author and illustrator of two charming picture books about Tuck, as well as the illustrator of Clarion's successful Owen Foote books by Stephanie Greene. Martha Weston died in 2003.

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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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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2010

    Poor quality on NOOKcolor

    This eBook seems to be only offered here in the "non scanned in pages" form, when read on the NOOKcolor, sometimes you view the pictures on one page and have to read plain text that is supposed to be about those same pictures, on the completely next page. So view the pictures, then flip to read the text, which seemed cumbersome. In comparison to the same book on Google Books, you can change it to the scanned pages version and it displays better. I wish there was a way to do that on the NOOKcolor!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2010

    Great for toddlers!

    What can I say? Curious George is a well loved family classic that has been around for years. It is no surprise to me that two year old loves these books and it's iconic main character. I very often see some of my son in the characteristics of that mischievous monkey.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2010

    Black and White does not do this book justice

    This was a wonderful story, however I know wish the pictures could be in color. Black and white made it a little more difficult to decipher the pictures and they were quite small.

    The text however was good, there were a couple instances where the text flowed onto the next page where it did not have an accompanying picture. All in all, I don't think my 4 year old really knew the difference. He still wants me to read to him from my new "book reader" as he calls it.

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