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Get Curious About Reading

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2016 marks the 75th anniversary of H.A. Rey's classic tale Curious George, a fun-filled story about one precocious little monkey with an endless sense of curiosity, and a boundless love for discovery. This book has since taken a special place in the hearts of children and adults all over the world, as have the many that have followed.

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To celebrate this monumental 75th anniversary milestone, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers, in partnership with the American Booksellers Association, is launching a special summer-reading celebration: Get Curious About Reading!

We’re inviting bookstores, schools, and libraries nationwide to host parties and in-store events, celebrating curiosity through reading!

Are you a school, library, or bookstore interested in joining the fun?

Get Curious About Reading Kit

Download a free Get Curious About Reading kit that includes:

  • Party ideas
  • Reproducible sheets
  • Decorating tips
  • And more materials for hosting an event throughout this initiative!

Curious George Art Assets

Click the links below to download free art assets to make your own Get Curious About Reading signage for your store, school, or library!

Curious George Booklist

Click here to download a Curious George suggested reading list to stock up on your favorite titles!

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Thanks to our partners at American Booksellers Association.