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Curious George and the Ice Cream Surprise

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ISBN-10: 0547242859

ISBN-13: 9780547242859

Edition: 2011

Authors: H. A. Rey

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List price: $4.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 5/2/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 24
Size: 7.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Hans Augusto Rey was born on September 16, 1898 in Hamburg, Germany. He escaped to Paris with his wife after the Nazi's invaded. While in Paris, Hans's animal drawings came to the attention of French publisher, who commissioned him to write a children's book. The result, Rafi and the Nine Monkeys, is little remembered today, but one of its characters, an adorably impish monkey named Curious George, was such a success that the couple considered writing a book just about him. Their work was interrupted with the outbreak of World War II. As Jews, the Reys decided to flee Paris before the Nazis seized the city. Hans built two bicycles, and they fled Paris just a few hours before it fell. Among…