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The journey that saved Curious George : the true wartime escape of Margret and H.A. Rey

Author: Louise Borden; Allan Drummond
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Story tells how Margret and H.A. Rey escaped from Nazi-occupied France in 1940, carrying in their bicycle baskets the manuscripts that would become their beloved picture books about Curious George, the little monkey.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Margret Rey; H A Rey; Margret Rey; H A Rey; Hans A Rey; H A Rey; Margret Rey; Hans A Rey; Margret Rey; Margaret Rey; H A Rey
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Borden; Allan Drummond
ISBN: 9780618339242 0618339248 9780547417462 0547417462 9781415628355 1415628351
OCLC Number: 54079883
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2006.
Description: 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Louise Borden ; illustrated by Allan Drummond.
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Follow Hans and Margret Rey's amazing story of fleeing their Paris home in 1940 as the German army advanced in this book that resembles a travel journal and includes original photos, reproduced  Read more...

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"A stirring, uplifting, and elegantly packaged saga."--Publishers Weekly, starred Publishers Weekly, Starred "More than a first biography of picture book icons, this is a fine introduction to the Read more...

 
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Journey That Saved Curious George

by ricklibrarian (WorldCat user published 2005-10-30) Excellent Permalink
Everyone remembers Curious George, the mischievous monkey of picture book fame. If we did not read the books as children, we read them to our children. As a parent, I grew rather tired of them. Still, I wanted to read this book about an episode in the authors’ lives.Margret and H. A. Rey were living...
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