Search Results: "H.A. Rey"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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CURIOUS GEORGE RIDES A BIKE by H.A. Rey
Released: June 15, 1952

"Enthralled with his handiwork, George absentmindedly bangs up his front wheel and through a new set of ingeniously interrelating circumstances, gets coralled by a visiting circus and ends as star of the animal show that evening."
Beginning readers and their younger brothers and sisters can follow the beloved monkey's funny string of adventures through Mr. Rey's profusion of colorful cartoons. 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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WHERE'S MY BABY? by H.A. Rey
FICTION
Released: Oct. 19, 1943

"Try to explain that to a four year old who is learning to count!"
Companion volume to Anybody At Home? — but not as successful a book — or could it be, perhaps, that the idea, once or twice or three times seen, becomes stale? Read full book review >

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CURIOUS GEORGE TAKES A JOB by H.A. Rey
Released: June 15, 1947

"Nonsense with entertaining action text and pictures that tell their own story."
Another story about the curious monkey, and his adventures. 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 >

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DON'T FRIGHTEN THE LION! by H.A. Rey
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 16, 1942

"Somehow neither author nor illustrator is up to their excellent best in this."
Another book illustrated by the prolific Mr. Rey who has even added a paper-doll dog which can be detached from the back of the front cover. Read full book review >

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SPOTTY by H.A. Rey
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 7, 1945

"This is a sure favorite — both for libraries and bookshop customers."
A delightful picture book for any age from three up. Read full book review >