Curious George and the Firefighters / Jorge el curioso y los bomberos (bilingual edition w/downloadable audio)

Curious George and the Firefighters / Jorge el curioso y los bomberos (bilingual edition w/downloadable audio)

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George and the man with the yellow hat take a trip to the firehouse where 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.
 Jorge y el hombre del sombrero amarillo visitan el cuartel de bomberos. Allí Jorge descubre un montón de cosas nuevas para investigar. La aventura comienza cuando el monito curioso se encuentra con unos bomberos desprevenidos.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544239609
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 02/10/2015
Series: Curious George Series
Edition description: Bilingual English-Spanish
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 176,676
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About 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 book 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

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

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Curious George and the Firefighters/Jorge el curioso y los bomberos (bilingual edition) 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Mike_R More than 1 year ago
This book helped my daughter to learn Spanish.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A cute story that my firefighter loving son enjoyed, but a very poor format. There were numerous times in the short 7 pages that I thought I missed something because the captioned story was not in line with the written pages.
Lainie68 More than 1 year ago
The story is ok but to read the book is tough. The setting of the English words and the Spanish words makes it hard on the eyes. You lose focus of the story when you have to scan for the English words on the page. Unfortunately, this is all throughout the book and I can only give it 2 stars due to the above reason.