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Curious George's First Words at the Circus
     

Curious George's First Words at the Circus

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by H. A. Rey
 

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Each of these well-priced board books introduces readers to a new, fun location and identifies objects they might find there. These books will build children’s vocabulary as they follow Curious George on his trips to the zoo, circus, circus, aquarium, and farm.

Bold colors, large type, and everyone’s favorite mischievous monkey combine to make

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Each of these well-priced board books introduces readers to a new, fun location and identifies objects they might find there. These books will build children’s vocabulary as they follow Curious George on his trips to the zoo, circus, circus, aquarium, and farm.

Bold colors, large type, and everyone’s favorite mischievous monkey combine to make learning fun.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547768632
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/17/2006
Series:
Curious George Series
Sold by:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
8
File size:
3 MB
Age Range:
3 - 5 Years

Meet the Author

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 father’s 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 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. 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.

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's First Words at the Circus 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was disappointed because I expected at least a bit of a story. I didn't realize this First Words series is literally that - some pictures and the word under it. It is much to basic for my 4-year-old and even for my 21-month-old. If you're looking for a circus-themed book, I loved The Circus Ship - great story and very creative illustrations.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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