Book Reviews of Curious George

Curious George
Curious George
Author: H. A. Rey
ISBN-13: 9780395150238
ISBN-10: 039515023X
Publication Date: 1969
Pages: 56
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 32 ratings
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Book Type: Paperback
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This is a wonderful classic series of children's books. Curious George gets into a lot of trouble. Very funny.
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George is a good little monkey and always very curious.....This is my 3 year old daughter's favorite book. She never tires of it. I find it refreshing that it hasn't been edited from the original version and still includes a lot of things that nowadays people might deem "un-PC" like George going to jail for a bit and talking about a skinny and a fat police man. These stories are delightful and timeless.
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That curious monkey is always getting into trouble--->>Now a full length animated motion picture! See what started it all so long ago.
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Curious George is in trouble again....
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I used to love this book when I was a child. I still do, even though it's totally not PC anymore! George is inhumanely captured and brought to a zoo. Along the way, he falls overboard from a ship, is arrested and jailed, smokes a pipe, steals, is lost, and eventually finds a home in the zoo. If I had known then what I know now, I would've been traumatized by this book! The simple, colorful drawings are entrancing, though, and small children just get sucked into the adventures and don't know how scary the story really is!
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Got this for my Grandchildren they love it.
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Curious George is a monkey that is constantly getting himself into predicaments that had my son laughing at every turn of the page!
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I loved reading this when I was little! (okay I still love reading this :) )
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This book is used in Sonlight Core 4.
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Be mindful that this book was written in the 30s so there are things like George smoking a pipe and being put in jail. Not necessarily what a modern day writer would include in a children's book.