Search Results: "Margret Rey"


BOOK REVIEW

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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PRETZEL by H.A. Rey
illustrated by H.A. Rey, by Margret Rey
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1944

"So in the end, Greta accepted him, despite his length."
H.A. Rey has done the pictures — double spreads accompanied by expanded caption text — for a story of Pretzel, a dachshund who was proud of his excessive length until a lady dachshund failed to appreciate him. 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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BILLY'S PICTURE by H.A. Rey
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 4, 1947

"When they all decide to draw pictures of themselves, Billy the Bunny is able to do his own portrait."
A nonsense story of a little rabbit who wanted to draw a picture but couldn't draw what he wanted to because all the other animals — a puppy, a goose, a porcupine, a rooster, an owl, a mouse, and an elephant — insisted on adding their own ideas of how the picture should look. Read full book review >

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CECILY G. AND THE 9 MONKEYS by H.A. Rey
ANIMALS
Released: June 20, 1942

"The illustrations, of course, are part and parcel of the whole, and the clear-cut sense of form and color is refreshing after some of the more 'arty' picture books of today."
H. A. Rey was introduced to many American children with Curious George last year. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILD JUSTICE by Margret Pierce
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1995

"An ambitious, competently written, but uncompelling first novel."
Psychological thriller from an author of five nonfiction titles (The House of Barrymore, 1990, etc.—not reviewed). 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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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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 >