Search Results: "H.A. Rey"


BOOK REVIEW

A CHRISTMAS MANGER by H.A. Rey
RELIGION
Released: Sept. 15, 1942

"This should be a particularly good Christmas item, and one copy of the book might well be taken over by shop or library and used as display material for a Christmas window, for here is a Christmas creche, with the inside cover the manger and stable, and the animals and figures of the New Testament story on the cut-out pages."
Another Uncle Gu play book. Read full book review >

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CURIOUS GEORGE LEARNS THE ALPHABET by H.A. Rey
ANIMALS
Released: March 21, 1963

"This is further re-enforced by the sounds of the letters being brought out by the names of the items illustrated and then combined into simple words."
The alphabet is introduced to Curious George, an old favorite, and to the readers with the shapes of letters (upper and lower case) being discovered in the shapes of animals and things. 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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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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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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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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WE THREE KINGS AND OTHER CHRISTMAS CAROLS by H.A. Rey
HOLIDAYS & FESTIVALS
Released: Nov. 8, 1944

"All juvenile markets."
A cheery selection of old, familiar and favorite Christmas carols, 10 in all, song and decorations on one page, and, facing it, illustrated full page of music, in which the notes are exchanged for tiny pictures to fit the carol. 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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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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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 >