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Author photo. portrait of H.A.Rey in early seventies reading to children at Cambridge Adult Education Center by Elsa Dorfman, www.elsa.photo.net

portrait of H.A.Rey in early seventies reading to children at Cambridge Adult Education Center by Elsa Dorfman, www.elsa.photo.net

H. A. Rey (1898–1977)

Author of Curious George

Includes the names: H.A.Rey, Hans Augusto Rey, By (author) H. A. Rey
Also includes: Rey (1)

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Disambiguation Notice

Despite being married, H.A. Rey and Margret Rey are two different people. Please do not combine their separate author pages. Also, do not combine either Margret or H.A. with pages that have both their names.

Curious George 4,767 copies, 81 reviews
Curious George Rides a Bike 2,419 copies, 27 reviews
Curious George Gets a Medal 1,601 copies, 11 reviews
Curious George Flies a Kite 1,440 copies, 10 reviews
Curious George Goes to the Hospital (Author) 1,356 copies, 12 reviews
Curious George Makes Pancakes 1,332 copies, 8 reviews
Curious George Takes a Job 1,286 copies, 11 reviews
The Stars: A New Way to See Them 1,152 copies, 9 reviews
Curious George Visits the Library 1,087 copies, 16 reviews
Curious George and the Puppies 991 copies, 5 reviews
Find the Constellations 883 copies, 5 reviews
Curious George Learns the Alphabet 687 copies, 16 reviews
Curious George and the Dump Truck 606 copies, 2 reviews
Curious George Goes to the Beach 576 copies, 7 reviews
Curious George at the Aquarium 557 copies, 10 reviews
Curious George Visits a Toy Store 526 copies, 4 reviews
Curious George in the Snow 450 copies, 4 reviews
Pretzel 442 copies, 6 reviews
Curious George Goes to a Movie 434 copies, 1 review
Curious George Plays Baseball 432 copies, 2 reviews
Curious George Takes a Train 429 copies, 3 reviews
Curious George's ABCs 377 copies, 4 reviews
Curious George and the Bunny 355 copies, 4 reviews
Curious You: On Your Way! (Illustrator) 317 copies, 9 reviews
Curious George's Dream 315 copies, 1 review
Curious George's Opposites 228 copies, 4 reviews
Curious George and the Rocket 201 copies, 1 review
Curious George in the Big City 197 copies, 1 review
Curious George's Are You Curious? (Illustrator) 192 copies
Spotty 148 copies, 3 reviews
Curious George at the Ballet 123 copies, 1 review
Curious George at the Zoo 120 copies, 3 reviews
Curious George Goes to the Zoo 105 copies, 2 reviews
Curious George at the Airport 89 copies, 1 review
See the Circus 67 copies, 1 review
Curious George's Neighborhood (Author) 62 copies, 1 review
Sweet Dreams, Curious George (Illustrator) 61 copies, 1 review
Billy's Picture 51 copies
Know the stars 36 copies
Curious George: Color Fun (Author) 30 copies
The Curious George Library (Author) 21 copies
Curious George Joins the Team 21 copies, 11 reviews
Favorite Stories 14 copies, 1 review
Curious George Hide-and-Seek (Author) 13 copies
Curious George Votes 8 copies, 1 review
Curious George Curious About Phonics: How Many? (Author; Illustrator) 8 copies, 1 review
Whose House? 7 copies
Farm Babies 5 copies
Curious George Rides a Bike (Author) 5 copies
Rey, H.A. 1 copy
Katy No-Pocket (Sandpiper) (Illustrator) 1,366 copies, 13 reviews
The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury (Author) 1,281 copies, 14 reviews
Merry Christmas, Curious George (Series Creator) 829 copies, 6 reviews
Curious George's Dinosaur Discovery (Creator) 472 copies, 1 review
Curious George Plants A Tree (Creator) 339 copies, 6 reviews
Curious George Plants a Seed (Creator) 298 copies, 1 review
Curious George: A Winter's Nap (Creator) 268 copies, 3 reviews
Happy Easter, Curious George (Creator) 239 copies, 1 review
Curious George Says Thank You (Creator) 204 copies, 1 review
Curious George: The Kite (Creator) 163 copies, 1 review
Curious George Cleans Up (Creator) 124 copies, 1 review
Curious George: Piñata Party (Creator) 121 copies
Happy Thanksgiving, Curious George (Creator) 112 copies, 1 review
Don't Frighten the Lion (Illustrator) 112 copies, 2 reviews
Curious George Saves His Pennies (Creator) 112 copies, 2 reviews
Curious George Colors Eggs (Creator) 95 copies
Curious George: Farm to Table (Creator) 92 copies
Curious George: A Home for Honeybees (Creator) 92 copies, 1 review
Curious George: Dinosaur Tracks (Creator) 83 copies, 1 review
Curious George: Home Run (Creator) 69 copies, 1 review
Curious George Plays Mini Golf (Creator) 59 copies, 1 review
Where Is Curious George? (Creator) 56 copies, 1 review
Happy Hanukkah, Curious George (Creator) 52 copies
Happy St. Patrick's Day, Curious George (Creator) 50 copies, 1 review
Curious George: The Perfect Carrot (Creator, some editions) 48 copies
The Family Storybook Treasury 47 copies, 1 review
It's Ramadan, Curious George (Creator) 46 copies, 3 reviews
Curious George: Fire Dog Rescue (Creator) 42 copies, 1 review
Curious George: Chasing Waves (Creator) 41 copies
Curious George: Lost and Found (Creator) 33 copies
Curious George Windy Delivery (Creator) 31 copies
Where is Curious George? Around the Town (Creator) 30 copies, 1 review
Curious George Discovers Germs (Creator) 29 copies
Curious George: Race Day (Series Creator) 26 copies, 1 review
Curious George: Discovery Day (Creator) 24 copies, 2 reviews
Curious George: Museum Mystery (Creator) 21 copies, 1 review
Curious George: Circus Act (Series Creator) 20 copies
Curious George: Dragon Dance (Creator) 20 copies
Happy Birthday, Curious George (Creator) 16 copies
Curious George Grows a Garden (Creator) 16 copies

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H.A. Rey was born Hans Augusto Reyersbach in Hamburg, Germany, as was his future wife Margarete Elisabeth Waldstein, known as Margret. Both of them had German Jewish fathers. The couple first met in Hamburg as teenagers. They met again in 1935 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where Hans was working as a salesman and Margret had gone to escape the Nazis regime in Germany. They married that year and moved to Paris. There Hans's animal drawings came to the attention of a publisher, who commissioned him to write a children's book that contained a monkey character called Curious George. In June 1940, the couple fled the German invasion of France on bicycles made by Hans, with only the clothes on their backs and the manuscript of a new book about Curious George. They reached Bayonne, France where they managed to obtain visas for Spain; from there, they went on to the USA, settling in New York City. They sold Curious George to Houghton Mifflin, which published it in 1941. It was an instant success, and the Reys were commissioned to write more books about the mischievous monkey and his friend, the Man in the Yellow Hat. They wrote seven stories in all, with Hans mainly doing the illustrations and Margret working mostly on the text, though they cooperating fully in every stage of development. The Curious George books have sold more than 25 million copies around the world and the original story has never been out of print. The Reys moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1963 and lived there until Hans's death in 1977. A children's bookstore named Curious George & Friends (formerly Curious George Goes to Wordsworth) was founded in Cambridge Square the 1990s by friends.
Disambiguation notice
Despite being married, H.A. Rey and Margret Rey are two different people. Please do not combine their separate author pages. Also, do not combine either Margret or H.A. with pages that have both their names.

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