George and Marco are curious about the celebrations giong on in Chinatown. Luckily, their new friend Lily tells them all about Chinese New Year, and even asks for their help practicing the dragon dance for the big parade. But getting around in the dragon costume is hard work, and before they know it, their costume is in need of repair! Will they be able to fix it in time for the parade? This 24-page picture book, based on the Emmy Award-winning Curious George PBS TV show, includes bonus information about Chinese New Year traditions and fun crafts to celebrate with. For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George books, promotions, games, activities, and more!
About the Author
Hans Augusto Rey was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1898. After serving in the army during World War I, he studied philology and natural science at the University of Hamburg. He then married Margret Rey and they moved to Montmartre. Escaping Paris during World War II, they made their way to the United States, and Curious George was published in 1941.
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