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The Journey That Saved Curious George Young Readers Edition : The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H. A. Rey
by Louise Borden and Allan Drummond


Overview - In 1940, Hans and Margret Rey fled their Paris home as the German army advanced. They began their harrowing journey on bicycles, pedaling to Southern France with children s book manuscripts, including what would become the international sensation"Curious George, "among their few possessions.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 1940, Hans and Margret Rey fled their Paris home as the German army advanced. They began their harrowing journey on bicycles, pedaling to Southern France with children s book manuscripts, including what would become the international sensation"Curious George, "among their few possessions. Louise Borden combed primary resources, including Hans Rey s pocket diaries, to tell this dramatic true story. Her collection of archival materials introduce readers to the world of Hans and Margret Rey while Allan Drummond's dramatic and colorful artwork illustrates their wartime trek to a new home. Now elementary school readers can follow the Rey s amazing journey in this Young Reader's Edtion. Part travel journal, part gripping biography this volume includes full-color illustrations, original photos, ticket stubs, entries from Hans Rey's diaries, activities, a new afterword, and an interview with the author. The perfect selection for book reports, biography units, and Curious George fans of all ages."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780544763456
  • ISBN-10: 0544763459
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: September 2016
  • Page Count: 96
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.6 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds

Series: Curious George

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - Europe
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > People & Places - Europe

 
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