The Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey by Louise BordenThe Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey by Louise Borden

The Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey

byLouise BordenIllustratorAllan Drummond

Paperback | August 16, 2010

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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 among their few possessions.Louise Borden combed primary resources, including Hans Rey's pocket diaries, to tell this dramatic true story. Archival materials introduce readers to the world of Hans and Margret Rey while Allan Drummond dramatically and colorfully illustrates their wartime trek to a new home.Follow the Rey's amazing story in this unique large format book that resembles a travel journal and includes full-color illustrations, original photos, actual ticket stubs and more. A perfect book for Curious George fans of all ages.
Allan Drummond studied illustration at the Royal College of Art in London and has lived and worked in France and the USA. www.allandrummond.com . Louise Borden is the highly regarded author of many books, including Good Luck, Mrs. K!, Sleds on Boston Common, Good-bye, Charles Lindbergh and The Little Ships: The Heroic Rescue at...
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Title:The Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. ReyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.28 inPublished:August 16, 2010Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547417462

ISBN - 13:9780547417462

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A stirring, uplifting, and elegantly packaged saga." - Publishers Weekly, starred Publishers Weekly, Starred"More than a first biography of picture book icons, this is a fine introduction to the period for young children, a model of documentation, and an exceptionally inviting and well-designed book." - Horn Book Horn Book "