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 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 numerous languages. And many, many Curious George books have followed.
Truly an adorable and useful story. A Kangaroo did not have a pouch to carry her Joey. A man with a multiple pocketed apron gave her his. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Persop
This is a classic book. my boys continue to love it, and I give copies away for their friends' birthdays. lovely book about generosity.Published 16 days ago by Badger
I had this book as a child, now I have a copy to share with my grandchildrenPublished 1 month ago by John Stout
One of my kids' favorite books! (Ages 3 & 5) Great in conjunction with activities on Pinterest and in the book "Before Five in a Row. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lis
It was my favorite book as a child, so I bought this one for my little nephew.Published 4 months ago by Ellen D. Stern
I loved this book as a child and now I bought it to read to my granddaughterPublished 5 months ago by Julie Peters
Katy No-Pocket stands the test of time. My kids, students, and grandkids have all enjoyed this one as a read-aloud, trying to figure out how Katy the Kangaroo with no pocket will... Read morePublished 7 months ago by B. Wise