Search Results: "H.A. Rey"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 15, 1942

"The circus book is the better of the two, in that the figures are less fragile, ducklings and piglets emerge too small for practical handling."
A new kind of cut-out-and-play-book (or more accurately, two of them) which should prove a book to parents whose children aren't quite old enough to be trusted with scissors. Read full book review >

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CURIOUS GEORGE by H.A. Rey
illustrated by H.A. Rey
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 17, 1941

"A newcomer, for American children, and a find."
This has a primer value too, as the vocabulary is, on the whole, a simple one for beginners, and there is enough repetition, association of action pictures with text, to carry the first year reader over the more difficult words. Read full book review >

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POETRY
Released: Nov. 3, 1943

"Boards."
Remember Au Clair de la Lune (published by Greystone and out of print, unfortunately)? Read full book review >

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SEE THE CIRCUS by H.A. Rey
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: Sept. 26, 1956

"Not too firm."
Rhymes and colored pictures, that fold open to reveal an extension of the original scene, give the young a provocative meeting with big top characters. Read full book review >

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HOW DO YOU GET THERE? by H.A. Rey
Released: June 15, 1941

"The Rey pictures are gay and amusing, with lots of detail that children enjoy examining."
A very good idea, not quite simple enough in development. Read full book review >

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CURIOUS GEORGE SAYS THANK YOU by H.A. Rey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"If the curious protagonist in this story were reading his own tale on an iPad, he might get a little bored. (iPad storybook app, 3-6)"
This "multi-touch" children's book aims to minimize distraction, but in the process, it ultimately neutralizes the power of the medium. Read full book review >

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PRETZEL AND THE PUPPIES by Margret Rey
Released: Sept. 11, 1946

"Nonsense in good natured vein."
Pretzel was enormously popular- and "funnies" are the problem children of today's parents (who want to call a halt on their consumption but know of no wise method for so doing). Read full book review >

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CURIOUS GEORGE GOES TO THE HOSPITAL by H.A. Rey
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 25, 1966

"If your reader must be prepped for surgery, let George do it."
The nicest thing about the Curious George books is that while beginning readers are convinced that they are just enjoying themselves with George, their supervising adults are equally sure that they are learning something. Read full book review >

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TIT FOR TAT by H.A. Rey
Released: June 15, 1942

"It will teach many children how to be kind to animals."
Our most prolific author-illustrator gives us another amusing book, this time about Matt who goes to see his Uncle's Turn-A-Vision Set which shows what happens when tit is played for tat. Read full book review >

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ALL CLAIR DE LA LUNE by H.A. Rey
Released: Sept. 18, 1941

"Illustrations in full color. This should prove very useful for nursery schools, kindergartens, etc."
Charming and very original presentation of a good selection of French nursery songs, with amusing layout for musical score,-the notes taking the form of appropriate objects, suggesting the text of the songs. Read full book review >

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FIND THE CONSTELLATIONS by H.A. Rey
Released: June 15, 1954

"Index, sky schedules, bibliography, handiness for outdoor use, and the author's explicit, striking two tones are the further virtues of a very useful book."
An excellent introduction to the heavens, to satisfy and stimulate a child's interest. Read full book review >

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CURIOUS GEORGE GETS A MEDAL by H.A. Rey
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 12, 1957

"George complies and wins a medal."
The fourth book about Curious George and his anthrapoid antics concerns the mysterious letter which came for him. Read full book review >