On Patriots' Day/Marathon Monday (April 15) we will be open from 9AM-6PM. Please note our early closure, and remember that the Boston Marathon runs down Beacon Street when making your travel plans!

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

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

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

By  Louise Borden , Illustrated By  Allan Drummond
$ 17.99
Unavailable

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.

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 Dunkirk in WW II, published by Margaret McElderry Books, and The Journey That Saved Curious George, Across the Blue Pacific, and His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg, published by HMH. She lives with her husband, Pete, in Cincinnati, Ohio, and has three grown children. Her website can be found at www.louiseborden.com.

Allan Drummond is the illustrator of many children’s books, including The Journey that Saved Curious George. He studied illustration at the Royal College of Art in London and has lived and worked in France and the USA.

www.allandrummond.com.

ISBN: 9780618339242

ISBN-10: 9780618339242

Publisher: Clarion Books

Publication Date: 09/26/2005 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/26/2005 - 12:00am

Pages: 80

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Literary

Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Europe

Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Military & Wars