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The Boat Show MTI Edition
Contributor(s): Rey, H. A., Rey, Margret
ISBN: 061889196X     ISBN-13: 9780618891962
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    OUR PRICE: $3.60  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: May 2008
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Annotation: When his friend Bill asks George to mind his model boat, George accidentally
sinks the boat right before a model boat competition.
Experimenting with the buoyancy of his toys, though, George is able to
construct another boat that floats.
Level one in Houghton's new reader line means that text is minimal and simple, perfect for readers learning to sound out words and looking at art for visual clues.
Activities include making a paper boat and experimenting with buoyancy.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Apes, Monkeys, Etc.
- Juvenile Fiction | Media Tie-in
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: 2008274646
Lexile Measure: 380
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Series: Curious George Early Readers
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 9.00" H x 6.00" W x 0.25" (0.18 lbs) 22 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 122687
Reading Level: 1.7   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Contributor Bio(s): IV>The Reys were born in Hamburg, Germany. Hans Augusto Rey (1898-1977) met his wife-to-be, Margret (1906-1996), at a party in her father’s home in Germany; when he first caught a glimpse of her, she was sliding down the banister. In their twenties and thirties they lived in Paris and in Rio de Janeiro, where Hans sold bathtubs in villages along the Amazon River. Eventually Cambridge, Massachusetts, became the Reys’ home and community.
Throughout their lives the Reys created many lively books together, including SPOTTY, PRETZEL, and lift-the-flap books such as HOW DO YOU GET THERE? The manuscript of 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. Their incorrigible little monkey has become an American icon, selling millions of books and capturing the hearts of readers everywhere. 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.