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Curious George

Rey, H. A., 1898-1977

(Book - 1973)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Curious George
The curiosity of a newly-captured monkey gets him into continual trouble.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1973], c1941
ISBN: 0395159938
Branch Call Number: J PIC R
Characteristics: 46 p. : col. illus. ; 23 cm.


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Nov 27, 2014
  • Jordan_A rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A perennial favourite, always full of antics!

I always feel funny reading this story to my child. It has a rather graphic kidnapping scene, a monkey smoking a pipe, & getting thrown in jail. Definitely a classic, but I find myself skimming over the less appropriate pages.

Jun 12, 2013
  • vernessa7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

it is very funny and adventurous by michael

Jul 23, 2012
  • bchu77 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Who can't love a story about an insatiably curious monkey? Granted it's dated- hard to explain to my child why a monkey is smoking a pipe. And the man with the Yellow Hat is the most negligent pet owner ever. However, if you skip reading this through the lens of today's social norms, you'll find a light hearted story that the child in all of us can enjoy.

Jan 09, 2012
  • apjcorey rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My son loved this book. He watches the television show on PBS and has seen both of the Movies, yet somehow, the book really kept him! He's a bit easy to distract too, so I was impressed! Great job R.A. Rey!

Jun 15, 2011
  • nadinestaaf rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

At one point in this story, it shows a picture of George smoking a pipe (with smoke, not bubbles, coming from the pipe), and says something along the lines of, "after a good pipe, George goes to sleep."

Oct 29, 2007
  • reviewer rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

What can you say about H. A. Rey's magnificent classic except that no child should miss it.


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Jun 12, 2013
  • vernessa7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

vernessa7 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

Jun 11, 2013
  • red_bear_498 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jan 09, 2012
  • apjcorey rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jun 12, 2013
  • vernessa7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

curious george is in africa and a guy in a yellow shirt picks him up and takes him on a ship to the zoo but curious george goes overboard and the sailors save him , he gets put in a prison by the fire department and when he is released he goes to the zoo (he was put in prison because he called the fire department and there was no fire ). by michael


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