Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Curious George

There's an exhibition of the work of H.A. and Margret Reys, authors of the Curious George books, at New York's Jewish Museum. As Ann Levin points out on huffingonpost.com, perhaps the little monkey's curiosity and love of travel reflect the authors' own lives on the run as German Jews in Paris on the eve of the Nazi invasion. "Two days before the Germans marched into Paris, they fled on bicycles carrying drawings for their picture books, including one about a mischievous monkey then called Fifi." More...

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