When Curious George's new bath toys go down the drain, it's time to call the plumber to come fix the clog. With the plumber's amazing tools (and George's help!), the toys are found and the pipes are cleared. When a second drain disaster occurs, George tries his hand at being a plumber on his own, without the same success. Ultimately, George learns that the best way to keep the plumbing system working is to prevent clogs in the first place...AND to invest in extra large (and extra fun!) bath toys. George's latest adventure includes fun facts about how water gets to your house and a place to list all of the appliances attached to your house plumbing system, along with a coloring and tool labeling activity.
|Publisher:||Kinnohoshisha/Tsai Fong Books|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 8 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 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. 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.
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