It's Ramadan, Curious George

It s Ramadan Curious George It s the first day of Ramadan and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family George helps Kareem with his first fast and joins in the evening celebration of tasting treats and enjoyi

  • Title: It's Ramadan, Curious George
  • Author: H.A. Rey Hena Khan Mary O'Keefe Young
  • ISBN: 9780544652262
  • Page: 424
  • Format: Board Book
  • It s the first day of Ramadan, and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family George helps Kareem with his first fast and joins in the evening celebration of tasting treats and enjoying a special meal Then, George helps make gift baskets to donate to the needy, and watches for the crescent moon with the man in the yellow hat Finally George joins in theIt s the first day of Ramadan, and George is celebrating with his friend Kareem and his family George helps Kareem with his first fast and joins in the evening celebration of tasting treats and enjoying a special meal Then, George helps make gift baskets to donate to the needy, and watches for the crescent moon with the man in the yellow hat Finally George joins in the Eid festivities to mark the end of his very first Ramadan This playful tabbed board book, with a foil stamped cover, makes a great holiday gift for all fans of Curious George those who celebrate Ramadan, and those who are learning about it for the first time

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    About “H.A. Rey Hena Khan Mary O'Keefe Young

    • H.A. Rey Hena Khan Mary O'Keefe Young

      Hans Augusto Rey was born on September 16, 1898, in Hamburg, Germany He grew up there near the world famous Hagenbeck Zoo, and developed a lifelong love for animals and drawing Margarete Elisabeth Waldstein who would be known to most of the world as Margret Rey was also born in Hamburg on May 16, 1906 The two met briefly when Margret was a young girl, before she left Hamburg to study art They were reunited in 1935 in Rio de Janeiro, where Hans was selling bathtubs as part of a family business and Margret was escaping the political climate in Germany Margret convinced Hans to leave the family business, and soon they were working together on a variety of projects.Hans and Margret were married in Brazil on August 16, 1935, and they moved to Paris after falling in love with the city during their European honeymoon It was there that Hans published his first children s book, after a French publisher saw his newspaper cartoons of a giraffe and asked him to expand upon them Raffy and the Nine Monkeys Cecily G and the Nine Monkeys in the British and American editions was the result, and it marked the debut of a mischievous monkey named Curious George.After Raffy and the Nine Monkeys was published, the Reys decided that Curious George deserved a book of his own, so they began work on a manuscript that featured the lovable and exceedingly curious little monkey But the late 1930s and early 40s were a tumultuous time in Europe, and before the new manuscript could be published, the Reys both German Jews found themselves in a horrible situation Hitler and his Nazi party were tearing through Europe, and they were poised to take control of Paris.Knowing that they must escape before the Nazis took power, Hans cobbled together two bicycles out of spare parts Early in the morning of June 14, 1940, the Reys set off on their bicycles They brought very little with them on their predawn flight only warm coats, a bit of food, and five manuscripts, one of which was Curious George The Nazis entered Paris just hours later, but the Reys were already on their way out They rode their makeshift bicycles for four long days until reaching the French Spanish border, where they sold them for train fare to Lisbon From there they made their way to Brazil and on to New York City, beginning a whole new life as children s book authors.Curious George was published by Houghton Mifflin in 1941, and for sixty years these books have been capturing the hearts and minds of readers throughout the world All the Curious George books, including the seven original stories by Margret and Hans, have sold than twenty five million copies So popular that his original story has never been out of print, George has become one of the most beloved and recognizable characters in children s literature His adventures have been translated into many languages, including Japanese, French, Afrikaans, Portuguese, Swedish, German, Chinese, Danish, and Norwegian.Although both of the Reys have passed away Hans in 1977 and Margret in 1996 George lives on in the Curious George Foundation Established in 1989, this foundation funds programs for children that share Curious George s irresistible qualities ingenuity, opportunity, determination, and curiosity in learning and exploring Much consideration is given to programs that benefit animals, through preservation as well as the prevention of cruelty to animals The foundation supports community outreach programs that emphasize the importance of family, from counseling to peer support groups.

    598 thoughts on “It's Ramadan, Curious George


    • George learns about the holy month of Ramadan while visiting his friend Kareem who happens to fast for the first time! Thanks George for your curiosity ❤️ such a good friend he is!


    • There is little doubt that Curious George is a household favorite for most kids! In this book, Curious George celebrates Ramadan with his friend, Kareem. This book explains the key concepts around Ramadan - fasting, charity and finally feasting, in child-friendly rhyme. A must have for those who observe Ramadan, and others who would like to learn about Ramadan too!See other books in our Celebrating Islam booklist here:kitaabworld/blogs/news/ce


    • A fun board book to explain Ramadan to children. Curious George has a friend named Kareem who will be fasting during the day. Curious George does not fast himself, but he helps his friend Kareem throughout the day, and he joins in with the fun after the sun goes down. This book does a good job explaining the fasting, the breaking of the fast, and sharing with others. It helps explain another faith, in this book the tradition of Ramadan, in a children-like manner.


    • We liked this book. Now that I have a preschooler, it seems smart to introduce other cultures to kids through their favourite characters such as this curious monkey. However, this book does not have a story or even some simple dialogues or conversations. It is basically an explanation of Ramadan rituals. We liked the illustrations as well.


    • A good book for all the Curious George fans, as George helps his friend Kareem with his first fast. It is informational book along with a good story about helping a friend. It has age appropriate language and provides children information about fasting, while keeping it interesting with the familiar character Curious George. Many children will learn new things about a different culture and traditions while reading this book. I always enjoy books by Hena Khan, so I was happy to see her contributi [...]


    • Cute book introducing children to Ramadan and Eid. Not your typical board book as it has a lot of words but it has tabs for the different pages which is neat. So glad to see families checking out this book!



    • I grew up on Curious George books and think this is a wonderful introduction to Ramadan for young children, through rhyme.


    • "It's Ramadan, Curious George" is a children's book about how Curious George is helping his friend Kareem prepare for Ramadan. The boys go through Ramadan procedures such as preparing the food, donating to others, and giving gifts. George is suprisingly not as silly as he has been in his other books. This book would be good for teacher younger elementary grades because it does not go into depth about the meaning of Ramadan, it just gives the reader some ideas about what people do to prepare for [...]


    • George is learning about Ramadan while he shares the holiday with his friend Kareem. George helps decorate and make some of the treats, he encourages and supports Kareen through his day of fasting, and he celebrates with his friends at a big nighttime dinner. Then, he does service at the mosque, and gets a gift to help celebrate the Eid festival. George’s first Ramadan is a success. This is a great book for learning about Ramadan. The sides are tabbed so that the child can select which traditi [...]


    • Written by Hena Khan (of "Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns" fame), "It's Ramadan, Curious George" is a simple introduction to Ramadan and Eid for the young ones in your life. I ordered a copy of this for myself, and two copies for friends. I am going to request that my library order a copy, too. This book goes a long way in making Muslims feel included by using a well-known character like Curious George in conjunction with Ramadan. If you are looking for a book that has more detail about Ramadan [...]


    • One word: finally! This is a lovely story for children about the Islamic holy month Ramadan, featuring the beloved character Curious George. The story chronicles the events of Ramadan through the friendship of George and his friend Kareem. Written in narrative poem, follow George and Kareem as they learn to fast, have patience, give charity, decorate, and celebrate Eid. Thank you, Hena Khan!


    • In this cardboard book, Curious George spends time with his friend Kareem's family. Kareem even fasts for a day and George helps Kareem keep his mind off of food, even when Kareem's stomach is growling. There are tabs at the right edge of each page to help young children find the page they want to read. George does not get into his usual trouble in this book.


    • The rhyming text energetically moves the reader through the story, and is a fun introduction to Ramadan for kids. It's also nice for Muslim kids to see themselves reflected in a popular children's book series (and the illustrations normalize e.g. women in hijab).


    • There are few words that explain how happy I feel that one of my favorite childhood characters is starring in a book that talks about important parts of my faith. I absolutely can't wait to read this to the children in my family!



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