Curious George sets out to feed the ducks and accidentally heads downriver on a small raft. George and Jumpy Squirrel must find their way back home again using landmarks they recognize and by creating a simple map. Not only do they use navigational skills to find their way, but they also help a group of lost chicks get back home again, too! Activities include building your own raft and making a treasure map.
About the Author
Hans and Margret Rey created many books during their lives together, including Curious George, one of the most treasured classics of all time, as well as other favorites like Spotty and Pretzel. But it was their rambunctious little monkey who became an instantly recognizable icon. After the Reys escaped Paris by bicycle in 1940 carrying the manuscript for the original Curious George, the book was published in America in 1941. More than 200 Curious George titles followed, with 75 million books sold worldwide. Curious George has been successfully adapted into a major motion picture and an Emmy-winning television show on PBS. www.curiousgeorge.com.
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