Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Picture Book Review: Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon

Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon based on Margret and H.A. Rey, Vipah Interactive, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1998.
If there is a hot air balloon, you are sure George is gong to end up in it alone somehow.  George didn't intend to take the balloon.  He just wanted to climb the rope.  What monkey can resist climbing a rope?  But the anchor for the rope come loose, and George is on his way.  he gets to see Mount Rushmore close up, and rescues a worker from the nose of President Washington.  Then he isn't alone.  And because George rescued someone, the balloon's owner isn't too angry, even through he missed the race.

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