The short verses in Anybody at Home? ask children to identify various homes and the animals and objects that live there
Billy the Bunny is painting a picture. He knows just how he wants it to look, but each of his friends has a different idea-and they all want to help. Penny the Puppy, Greta the Goose, and a parade of other animals add to the mix, and soon Billy's picture is nothing like what he imagined.Is it a puppygoose? A porcuphant? What will Billy do? From the creators of Curious George, Spotty, and Pretzel, this story about art and individuality is back in print after many years. It will be welcomed by any small child ready to giggle.
With afterword by Louise Borden Now in paperback: The first story to feature Curious George, with a historical afterword by Louise Borden. "There is originality and a childlike humor in both the amusing antics and engaging pictures. "--Booklist A lonely giraffe with no playmates meets nine monkeys with no home. Can there be a happy ending? Of course there can--one of the monkeys is Curious George! This is the first story to feature Curious George, and when you read it, you'll know why children demanded that Margret and H. A. Rey give him his very own adventures. Enjoy the fun on every page of this playful celebration of imagination and friendship. Louise Borden, author of The Journey that Saved Curious George, has written an afterword placing Cecily G. in historical context vis-a-vis the development of Curious George and the Reys' personal journey.
A lonely giraffe with no playmates and nine monkeys with no home team up for adventure. Curious George is among the nine little monkeys playing with Cecily G.
A gingham-patterned gift box includes a board book and cotton monkey-ear hat for keeping curious babies warm and cozy. The board book features lively illustrations of Curious George exploring the farm. Each object and animal includes a simple label. The gift package incorporates tips for new parents about the importance of shared reading. Pair this with the Curious Baby Curious George: My Curious Dreamer Gift Set for a cuddly, soft reading experience with your baby.
Brought to life over sixty years ago by Margret and H.A. Rey, Curious George has found a lasting place in the hearts of millions of children all over the world. Along with his friends, George has had many fun adventures
This 24-page, 8 x 8, paperback adaptation of the straight-to-DVD movie, Curious George: Follow That Monkey!, chronicles George's adventures as he befriends Kayla, a baby elephant, at a magic circus show and helps her travel across the country to be reunited with her family. Accompanied by his friend, the man with the yellow hat, George travels by foot, train, and truck to reach Kayla's brother and sister in California, only to be accused of elephant-napping and returned to New York City. Luckily, Kayla's owner sees what a good friend George is and realizes how much Kayla misses her family. Kayla's brother and sister are brought to the circus in New York, resulting in a happily permanent elephant reunion. A pull-out movie poster is included.
Curious George and Friends: Favorite Stories by Margret and H. A. Rey features eight classic stories by the creators of Curious George. The book opens with an introduction called "Memories of the Reys" by Margaret Bloy Graham, the illustrator of the popular Harry the Dirty Dog and other books about Harry. Graham was a long-time friend and neighbor of Hans and Margret Rey. Throughout their lives the Reys created many lively books together. The character for whom the author-illustrator team became best known, Curious George, arrived as one of many monkey children in Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys, Hans's first book for children. Encouraged by their publisher and children throughout the world, the Reys continued with more books about Curious George. In the meantime, the Reys published a number of books showcasing their creative talents and their rare, immediate connection with childhood. These books feature characters, all with their own personalities, and a few with resemblances to George. Whether they come to you as new friends or old, they are sure to entertain children's book lovers everywhere.
Inspired by a vignette in the classic Curious George Flies a Kite, this is a sweet story of hide-and-seek.
George was curious about the dinosaur in the museum. Did people ride dinosaurs? George's inquisitiveness helps the children learn about dinosaurs.
Curious George goes to a dog show and comes home with the winning contestants. When George becomes curious about how many dogs are in the apartment, he devises a clever way to find out. This early reader explores the concepts of counting and grouping.
George and the man with the yellow hat take a trip to the firehouse, and George finds all sorts of new things to explore. When one curious monkey meets a company of unsuspecting firefighters, a big adventure is sure to follow! This resealable package comes with a paperback and a two-sided cassette tape. The professionally narrated audio production includes lively sound effects and original music. Side one includes page-turn signals; side two features an uninterrupted reading.
After creating a mess at the local fire station while taking a tour, George is swept along with the firefighters to the scene of a fire. Although he isn't able to help put out the fire, George brings his own set of special monkey talents to the situation and proves that maybe a fire dog shouldn't be the only animal allowed to come along for the ride. The new English/Spanish edition includes highly readable text and bilingual bonus activities.
While on vacation, George and the man with the yellow hat stop to see Mt. Rushmore. There's no time to take a helicopter ride for a close-up view - the hot air balloon races are about to start! Whisked up and away at the races, a surprised George gets a close-up view of the presidents after all.
Curious George loves a good windy day. There are many things he can practice flying-like a kite. Now if only he doesn't get too carried away! This early reader explores the concepts of flight and experimentation.
A taste of the book: "[picture on page 12 George lining up 4 blobs of dough ] George pounded the dough into pancakes. [picture on page 13 George still sitting on the counter tossing up a blob of dough ] Then he tossed them into the air with all four hands." This picture book is beautifully described.
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 curiosity 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.
Splash! The aquarium is a big place for a little monkey, and there is so much to see. George's curiosity soon helps him to make lots of penguin friends . . . and lots of trouble!The paperback edition includes educational fun facts about aquariums and sea life, provided by the director of the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut. Bonus activities in the paperback edition include a maze and a word jumble. For more fun with George, check out www.curiousgeorge.com and get all the latest news and information about Curious George, books, promotions, games, activities, and more!
The aquarium is one big, exciting place for a little monkey. George's curiosity helps him make lots of new friends . . . and get into lots of mischief too. But when a baby penguin is in trouble, George comes to the rescue as only a monkey can! The new English/Spanish edition includes highly readable text and bilingual bonus activities. More than 680,000 copies sold in all formats!
When his friend Bill asks George to mind his model boat, George accidentally sinks the boat right before a model boat competition.Experimenting with the buoyancy of his toys, though, George is able to construct another boat that floats. Level one in Houghton's new reader line means that text is minimal and simple, perfect for readers learning to sound out words and looking at art for visual clues.Activities include making a paper boat and experimenting with buoyancy.
When Curious George meets a homing pigeon, he decides that his home, with im-provements, would be perfect for his new friend. This paperback picture book explores the concepts of planning and design.
Curious George is counting the days until Christmas! Join him as celebrates the holiday by picking out a tree, baking cookies, admiring the festive decorations, singing in the Christmas play, and sharing the magic of the season with his friends. Adapted from the TV Christmas special, Curious George Christmas Countdown is a delectable holiday treat for fans to enjoy one sweet poem at a time.
Curious George makes a pizza delivery to an acrobat troupe, and they teach him how to balance on the high wire. Later that night, at their first big performance, Gnocchi the cat threatens to ruin the show by walking along the high wire, but George uses his newfound talent to save the day!
Curious George adds a few extra zeroes to his donut order and doesn't realize just how big his delivery problem is going to become. This paperback picture book explores the concepts of zero and counting by tens.
When a cuddly koala takes an interest in George's snack at the zoo, George is happy to share. In fact, George is happy to share with ALL the animals! Following a trail of peanuts, the zookeepers soon catch up with George and discover this little monkey is good for more than just mischief. The adventures of Curious George continue in an all-new series beginning in fall 1998 with eight new stories. Written and illustrated in the style of Margret and H. A. Rey, the books will appear in paperback (8 x 8") and hardcover editions and will feature the art of Vipah Interactive, the animators of HMI's Curious George CD-ROMs.
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