Adventures of a Carnivorous Plant
By (author) H. A. Rey
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Elizabite by H. A. Rey
Book DescriptionElizabite is a carnivorous plant who eats insects as appetizers and enjoys hotdogs for snacks. Whether it walks, talks, flies, or barks, Elizabite is ready to make a meal of it. Her cheerful, hungry smile and infinite appetite attract much attention - a scientist examines her, a professor studies her, and everyone agrees that she is one of a kind. In an effort to control her diet and her unpredictable temper, Elizabite's admirers chain and muzzle her. But not even a barbed wire fence can prevent her from following her heart's (and stomach's) desire! Only when her unique appetite prevents a crime does Elizabite win the respect she deserves. The story of Elizabite, written more than fifty years ago, keeps company with those of Curious George, Spotty, and others in the Reys' memorable cast of characters. Perhaps less well known than her compatriots, but equally well loved, Elizabite teaches the value of being oneself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780395977026
(267mm x 248mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date: 27-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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Whose House?, Hardback (March 2017)
Find out who lives in a hive, a shell, a garage, and a hangar in this lovely rhyming book by Curious George creator H. A. Rey. Each spread features a four line poem and an image of a particular "house" with a big, sturdy flap to lift to reveal who or what lives inside!
Find the Constellations, Paperback (December 2016)
New updates concentrate on the planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book. Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, such as Pluto's reclassification as a dwarf planet.
Curious George Dragon Dance (CGTV 8x8), Paperback (December 2016)
Luckily, their new friend Lily tells them all about Chinese New Year, and even asks for their help practicing the dragon dance for the big parade. But getting around in the dragon costume is hard work, and before they know it, their costume is in need of repair! Will they be able to fix it in time for the parade?
Stars, Paperback (December 2016)» View all books by H. A. Rey
This is a clear, vivid text with charts and maps showing the positions of the constellations the year round.
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Author Biography - H. A. Rey
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.
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