The complete adventures of Curious George
|Format:||Print Book 2010|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 3 copies|
"This is George. He lived in Africa. he was a good little monkey, and always very curious." With these words, H.A. and Margret Rey introduced the world to Curious George, and the world has loved him ever since. The tales of this cheerful and resilent little heror have kept generations of readers enthralled and entertained. This lavish edition includes an introduction by Leonard S. Marcus, Publisher's Perspective by Anita Silvey, retrospective essay by Dee Jones with photographic album of Margaret and H. A. Rey, and the seven original tales of Curious George: Curious George, Curious George Gets a Medal, Curious George Flies a Kite, Curious George Rides a Bike, Curious George Goes to the Hospital, Curious George Takes a Job, and Curious George Learns the Alphabet. This volume also includes two audio CDs with recordings of the seven stories--more than one hour of storytelling! The Complete Adventures of Curious George will be treasured by George's many fans, young and old.
ContentsIntroduction / by Leonard S. Marcus
Curious George : a publisher's perspective / Anita Silvey
Curious George takes a job
Curious George rides a bike
Curious George gets a medal
Curious George flies a kite
Curious George learns the alphabet
Curious George goes to the hospital
Retrospective essay / by Dee Jones
Photographic album of Margret and H.A. Rey.
Published ReviewsPublisher's Weekly Review: "
Curious George (Fictitious character)
-- Juvenile fiction.
Monkeys -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories, American.
Curious George (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Monkeys -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| Boston [Massachusetts] :2010
|Edition||70th anniversary edition.|
|Other Titles|| Curious George
Rey, H. A.
(Hans Augusto), 1898-1977, author, illustrator.
Wescott, Don, narrator.
Stephens, Valerie, narrator.
Sanders, Wes (Narrator), narrator.
Capaccio, George, narrator.
McMahon, Cheryl, narrator.
Sakakeeny, Wendie, narrator.
Staab, Jane, narrator.
Moss, Michael, composer.
Marcus, Leonard S., 1950- writer of introduction.
Silvey, Anita, writer of supplementary textual content.
Jones, Dolores Blythe, writer of supplementary textual content.
Readers, Don Wescott (Curious George), Valerie Stephens (Curious George takes a job), Wes Sanders (Curious George rides a bike), George Capaccio (Curious George gets a medal), Cheryl McMahon (Curious George flies a kite), Wendie Sakakeeny (Curious George learns the alphabet), Jane Staab (Curious George goes to the hospital).
Music, Michael Moss.
Accompanying CDs comprise readings of all seven stories.
422 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm + 2 audio discs (4 3/4 in.)