The journey that saved Curious George: the true wartime escape of Margret and H.A. Rey

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
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2016.
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In 1940, Hans and Margret Rey fled their Paris home as the German army advanced. They began their harrowing journey on bicycles, pedaling to Southern France with children's book manuscripts, including what would become the international sensation Curious George, among their few possessions.Louise Borden combed primary resources, including Hans Rey's pocket diaries, to tell this dramatic true story. Her collection of archival materials introduce readers to the world of Hans and Margret Rey while Allan Drummond's dramatic and colorful artwork illustrates their wartime trek to a new home.Now elementary school readers can follow the Rey's amazing journey in this Young Reader's Edtion. Part travel journal, part gripping biography this volume includes full-color illustrations, original photos, ticket stubs, entries from Hans Rey's diaries, activities, an new afterword, and an interview with the author. The perfect selection for book reports, biography units, and Curious George fans of all ages.
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subject_facet Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Children's stories -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature, Curious George (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile literature, Electronic books, Jewish authors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Jewish refugees -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Rey, H. A. -- (Hans Augusto), -- 1898-1977 -- Juvenile literature, Rey, Margret -- Juvenile literature
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