When George sees his friend Gracie playing soccer in the park, he's eager to join in—so eager that he grabs the ball with his hands and throws it in the net! Lucky for George, there's a soccer camp starting at the rec center where he can learn the basic rules of the game and all about dribbling, passing, and what it means to be a team player. George has fun—and gets into a little mischief—at camp, but it's not until the final game that he finds the perfect position for him. When he does, he proves to his teammates, coach, and himself that he's their MVM—Most Valuable Monkey!
About the Author
H. A. Rey and his wife, Margret , first introduced the world to the bighearted, fun-loving troublemaker-hero Curious George in 1941, and young readers have been in love with him ever since.
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