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Curious George Pinata Party MTI Edition
Contributor(s): Sacks, Marcy Goldberg (Adapted By), Desai, Priya Giri (Adapted By)
ISBN: 0547119623     ISBN-13: 9780547119625
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    OUR PRICE: $3.60  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: May 2009
Annotation: At a birthday party, Curious George learns that he doesn't always need his sense of sight to figure out where things are. This fun book includes activities for young readers to explore their five senses. Full color.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Monkeys; Fiction.
Senses and sensation; Fiction.
Pinatas; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Holidays & Celebrations | Birthdays
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Apes, Monkeys, Etc.
- Juvenile Fiction | Media Tie-in
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: bl2009012446
Lexile Measure: 230
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Series: Curious George Early Readers
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 9.25" H x 6.25" W x 0.50" (0.16 lbs) 24 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 130010
Reading Level: 1.6   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q50863
Reading Level: 1.6   Interest Level: Grades K-2   Point Value: 1.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
At a birthday party, Curious George discovers how hard it is to hit a pinata without being able to see. He sets out on a trek around the city with the help of Charkie, the dog, to explore using his other senses. When he returns to the party, George applies his heightened senses to make a direct hit at the pinata
Activities include fun suggestions for exploring your senses and a five senses quiz.

Contributor Bio(s): IV>Hans Augusto Rey was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1898. As a child, he spent much of his free time in that city's famous Hagenbeck Zoo drawing animals. After serving in the army during World War I, he studied philology and natural science at the University of Hamburg. He then married Margret Rey and they moved to Montmartre for four years. The manuscript for the first Curious George books was one of the few items the Reys carried with them on their bicycles when they escaped from Paris in 1940. Eventually, they made their way to the United States, and Curious George was published in 1941. Curious George has been published in many languages, including French, German, Japanese, Afrikaans, and Norwegian. Additional Curious George books followed, as well as such other favorites as CECILY G. AND THE NINE MONKEYS and FIND THE CONSTELLATIONS.