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Curious George

Curious George Is Celebrating A Birthday, And You Won't Believe How Old He Is

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.30.2016 | Arts

Curious George is having a big year. The mischievous monkey who has been capturing audiences for decades will celebrate his 75th birthday this year. ...

Meet The Extraordinary Husband-Wife Duo Behind 'Curious George'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.15.2016 | Arts

Curious George is one of the most recognizable characters in literary history. Children far and wide grew up getting to know the playful monkey, perpe...

This Ramadan, Curious George Teaches Kids About Islam and Muslims

Engy Abdelkader | Posted 06.06.2016 | Religion
Engy Abdelkader

Hena Khan, 42, an American Muslim author, thinks children's books and religious literacy might be a partial answer to increased Islamophobia.

The Curious George Dilemma

Susan Linn | Posted 04.19.2015 | Parents
Susan Linn

Your son may fuss at first, but if you're worried that he can't tear himself away or that he struggles a lot when it's time to stop, you can choose to significantly limit or eliminate his screen time until he's older.

Why 'Frozen' Now Ranks Alongside 'The Lion King' And 'Aladdin'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.19.2013 | Entertainment

First, "Frozen" became a massive box-office success; now, it ranks among the most popular animated-movie soundtracks of all time. It's only the 10th s...

How Curious George Helps Children's Math And Science

Posted 11.15.2012 | Education

A recent study of the popular children’s program Curious George found that the series’ television episodes and TV tie-in books positively impacted...

Hanksy's 'Bi-Curious George' Puts Clooney In A New Light

Posted 07.23.2012 | Arts

We are firm believers that many people in the art world need to lighten up. Perhaps they could take a hint from Hanksy, the hilarious New York-based s...

The Problem With Curbing Curiosity

Nancy A. Scott | Posted 06.12.2012 | Impact
Nancy A. Scott

If teachers (or family, or media) don't ask questions, then usually children will stop asking as well -- and their natural curiosity and imagination, which are the stepping stones to skeptical thinking, become censored in the meantime.

Lorax Leads Way for Product Endorsements by Kid Lit Characters (SLIDESHOW)

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.02.2012 | Home
Rocco Staino

The Lorax has opened the way for a flood of other characters from children's literature to become product spokespeople. Here are a few that may be in the works.

How My Father's Brain Cancer Taught Me to Parent

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Parents
Davis Schneiderman

These days, I sometimes sit with my father, silently, amazed at how he has completely transformed. And how I am now a parent of two constantly transforming daughters.

Family Greed Separates Charlotte from Wilbur (VIDEO)

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rocco Staino

Scholars, librarians and the lovers of children's books were sad and disheartened to learn of the sale of Garth Williams' artwork for Charlotte's Web.

Curious George Promotes Parents Reading To Their Kids In New Literacy Initiative

The New York Times | JANE L. LEVERE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Library of Congress has chosen Curious George, the children's book character, to star in its new public service advertising campaign. Introduced...

Werner Herzog Reads 'Curious George' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Werner Herzog knows how to make a powerful film. And with his thick German accent, he knows how to mock a powerful monkey. Here, Herzog (aka an actor ...

Limbaugh Caller Says Obama Looks Like Cartoon Monkey

Political Radar | Tahman Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh issued an on-air apology to Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., today after a caller said her daughter thought the D...