Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys by H. A. Rey
Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys by H. A. Rey
Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys by H. A. Rey
Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys by H. A. Rey
Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys by H. A. Rey
Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys by H. A. Rey
Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys by H. A. Rey
Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys by H. A. Rey
Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys by H. A. Rey

Cecily G. and the Nine Monkeys by H. A. Rey

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Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 31 pages ; Illustrated ; 26 cm. $1.75 dust jacket with a small quarter size piece of the dust jacket missing on the head of the spine. Lots of small rips and tears around the dust jacket edges. Rubbing to cover cloth. Corner edges bumped. Gift inscription on flyleaf. No markings elsewhere within this book. Two 1' inch tear on page 19 and 31. Light fingerprint stain on the lower portion of most pages. No markings elsewhere in this book. Binding is firm.

First Appearance of Curious George.



CECILY GIRAFFE was lonely. All her family and friends had been taken away to the Zoo and she didn't have anyone to play with.

Nine monkeys who lived in another place were sad, too, because all the trees they lived in had been cut down by wood-cutters. Curious George, a clever monkey, decided to take them all on a journey to find a new home.

Before long the sad giraffe and the sad monkeys met in an exciting way. And after that they were all happy every minute. Cecily Giraffe made herself into a bridge to get her friends over a deep river. She gave them a nice home and a giraffe bed. She made herself into a ski slide, a parachute jump, and a sailboat. And they all had a good time.

All went well until Cecily's house caught fire, but even that turned out all right, too, because James Monkey had such a good idea.

There is fun on every page of this book — fun for Cecily G., fun for the nine monkeys, and most fun of all for the boys and girls who will have the book to look at. Some of them will know the story of Curious George, by H. A. Rey. George was such a clever monkey that he had to have a book all his own.

H. A. REY is an author-artist new to the United States, though he has published many books for children both in France and England. He was in Paris working on new books when the Germans arrived, and decided it would be a good idea to leave. He and his wife managed to get out of France by bicycle and on to Lisbon, where, along with hundreds of other refugees, they got a boat to South America. As Mr. Rey had lived in Brazil from 1923 to 1935, and had become a naturalized Brazilian, he found himself more at home there than many of his fellow-travelers.

From Brazil, Mr. Rey and his wife eventually got to New York, where Mr. Rey is now working on more and more books to delight American boys and girls.

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