Generously peppered with photographs, illustrations, and maps, The Journey that Saved Curious George is perfectly paced nonfiction for its intended audience. Children will following Hans Augusto Reyersbach and Margarete Waldstein from childhood in Germany until they ultimately become Margret and H.A. Rey, the world famous creators of Curious George. This biography provides valuable information about the authors, but flows in a storybook form that keeps the reader’s attention. It includes interesting details about the Reys’ escape from Europe during World War II, as well as information about how the Curious George books were created and published. This is a great introduction to biography and nonfiction for younger readers.
Recommended ages--8 and up