Curious George and the Firefighters

Curious George and the Firefighters


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It’s the formula for success for preschoolers—Curious George and fire trucks! Curious George and the Firefighters is a story based on H. A. and Margret Rey’s popular primate and painted in the original watercolor and charcoal style. Firefighters are a famously brave lot, but can they withstand a visit from one curious monkey?
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618494965
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/28/2009
Series: Curious George Series
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 71,762
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: AD490L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

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.

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 (Lap Edition) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
jcofsky on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
George, the popular curious, adventuresome monkey, was up to no good. Then, his friend, the man with the big yellow hat, wanted to take him home from Africa to the zoo. But, when George was captured he still was curious and went on adventures in the big city, one bringing the entire fire department out.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The content of the story line was a bit dated for firefighters and real life today, but the story as a whole is classically cute. Was a great party prize for kids at my son's fire department birthday party.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My son loves this book. He'll bring the book to me or my husband and we have to read it two or three times in one sitting.