Curious George Gets a Medal Book & Cassette

Curious George Gets a Medal Book & Cassette

by H. A. Rey, Margret Rey

Other Format(Unabridged)



After repeatedly disastrous efforts to get himself out of trouble, George becomes the first monkey to go to space.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780395891155
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/28/1998
Series: Curious George Series
Edition description: Unabridged
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 9.35(w) x 14.05(h) x 0.67(d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

Hans Augusto Rey was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1898. As a child, he spent much of his free time in that city's famous Hagenbeck Zoo drawing animals. 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 for four years. The manuscript for the first Curious George books 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. 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.

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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