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Curious George Goes Camping

(Curious George New Adventures)

4.06  ·  Rating details ·  1,838 ratings  ·  71 reviews
Spend a day in the outdoors camping with Curious George as he pitches a tent, roasts marshmallows, and tries to stay out of trouble!

George and the man with the yellow hat are going camping! George tries to be helpful, but after he upsets a neighboring camper, he ends up exploring the woods on his own. Before long, an encounter with a cute forest creature throws George int
Paperback, 24 pages
Published October 25th 1999 by Clarion Books (first published October 1st 1990)
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Jasmine from How Useful It Is
My 3 year old loves Curious George. He watches all TV shows on all 6 seasons on Netflix. He watches many reruns on TV. Recently I bought him about 15 different books. He learns a lot from it. Great series, books and TV shows. I read him this book twice. I read him 5 curious George books a night. He likes me to read and re-read them for him.
Vernon Area Public Library KIDS
Jul 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Preschool - Grade 3
George is back! This time, he's a camper, trying hard to set up his tent. He runs off into the forest, meets a forest creature and things get a little out of control! This book is available as an e-book through Libby/Overdrive.

Reviewed by Debbie Hersh, Circulation, Vernon Area Public Library

Bryce Behn
May 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book was great to read with my little sister. We both really enjoyed reading this book together. She just brought this book out to me one night and asked me if I would read it to her, of course I said yes. The story is about the yellow hat man takes Curious George camping. As usual, George’s curiosity gets him into trouble when he puts out a fellow camper’s campfire. George runs into the woods and meets a bunch of forest animals. Mistaking a skunk for a kitty, he is sprayed. While looking f ...more
Feb 20, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
2010: My three-year-old son loved this story of Curious George going camping, pouring water on people's fires, getting lost, and playing with a black-and-white "kitty." It ends well with a bath in tomato juice and roasted marshmallows. ...more
Diego Valenzuela
Oct 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
this story is about a monkey named George who goes camping with his friend but gets into a little bit of trouble. I really liked the book, i would give it 11 out of 10. I would recommend this book to a first or second grader.
Julie Suzanne
Jul 19, 2016 rated it liked it
A cute read aloud for a glass of young elementary students with a camping theme in their classroom. My son loved all of these curious George books when he was growing up. They were Great bedtime stories when you were too tired for a chapter book.
Isabella Woodard
Feb 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
I really like it because I like the pictures and the story.
Mary Helene
Dec 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Tom says this is a really good book. It tells you what to do about skunks.
Angel Navarro
Apr 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Fun story.
FM Family
This was a fine one about camping which my 4 year old enjoyed and requested quite a few times. A bit long in my opinion, as books of this era tend to be, in that it feels long for a bedtime story and a lot of reading for the fact that not much really happens. But it was a good addition to our collection of stories we took out of the library about camping, so no complaints there.
It's your typical Curious George book. George causes trouble, then causes more trouble, then solve the problem. The end. ...more
Oct 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My favorite book, good read. 10/10 would recommended
 Ruth Noemi Rojas
Oct 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
I read this book with Callie when she brought it home from school. I enjoyed it!
April Lipkie
Mar 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I liked this book!

I liked everything about it! I would recommend this book to my Nana and Papa. My favorite part was when George made the campfire.
Apr 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Ry loved it!
Anneke Alnatour
Another Curious George adventure, and it is a good one.

Only comment from my 5-year-old is to never throw water on the fire!
A family favorite, especially to take along and read in our tent!
Linda Lioun
Feb 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I read it in miss rita's class while I was having observation with her & her students were having summutive. I enjoyed reading it. there was new vocabularies in it and i think to read it to my students. ...more
Faith Walton
Dec 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens-lit
George and the Man with the Yellow Hat go to spend a weekend camping. George tries to help set up the tent, but that doesn't work out well. The Man with the yellow hat suggests he goes and gets a bucket of water so they can put the campfire out later. George gets water, and after seeing someone dump water on a campfire dumps his own water on someone else's campfire. He gets chased into the woods and becomes lost. He gets sprayed by a skunk, and helps put out a forest fire before he is found. He ...more
Oct 26, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: children-s
Synopsis: "Curious George Goes Camping is an entertaining story of the Great Outdoors based on H. A. and Margret Rey’s popular primate and painted in the original watercolor and charcoal style. George tries to be helpful, but he of course just ends up upsetting a nearby camper. As he’s hiding in the woods, he meets a forest creature who catapults the mischievous monkey into a chain of even more outrageous events! For more monkey fun, investigate and discover all the latest ...more
Cheyenne Gribbins
Curious George is going on a camping trip. He gets in trouble early in his trip when he puts out another camper's fire. George then scampers into the woods, where he gets lost and makes new forest friends. He gets sprayed by a skunk, and puts out a forest fire, which leads to his discovery. George then enjoys the rest of his camping trip with a tomato juice bath and roasting marshmallows. This book is great for kids because they can really relate. Even though George is a monkey, he displays the ...more
Gordon Pennington
Oct 02, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-book
Curious George Goes Camping is the story of Curious George and his friend in the yellow hat as they head out to the great frontier. George gets into trouble early on for using fire incorrectly; later he gets chased by a skunk. Just when George starts to hate camping he saves the day by putting out a forest fire. This story would have to be followed by a lecture on fire safety. Although the book does a pretty good job of warning of the dangers of fire, it kind of downplays what a serious topic it ...more
Dec 27, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: for-my-boys
Better than when curious George visits the snow but no thanks to amazon/kindle. I bought this along with many other children's books for my Kindle-for-PC and though I have been happy with the experience overall, I found this to be lacking and difficult. It almost seems as though the books (this and the snow curious George) were badly scanned and since the scan made the text largely unreadable, the idea to retype the text and place it on the next page was used. I did not like this. Text should co ...more
Jan 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: sequencing, animals
I used this book to set up a schema of camping for my three year old son. Generally it gave the right idea as far as people setting up tents in the woods and whatnot. But of course, George wanders off and has an adventure all his own. His curiousity leads him into a scenerio in which he saves the day by putting out a wildfire. The storyline was decent, I suppose it went a little askew a parts, but none the less a good read.
Feb 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2013, picture-books
Basic Plot: Curious George goes camping and has some adventures!

What happens when a curious little monkey ends up in the American wilderness? Hilarity. Marshmallows and skunks drive the adventure, which obviously means the story is good. This is one of the originals, so the illustrations don't look like the PBS show. The art is good, if not as bright and colorful as my little man is used to. The classics still can hold a little guy's attention, I swear.
Jun 03, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: reviewed, childrens
I selected this story for my niece and nephew in order to get them ready for our camping trip this weekend. The story was ok--I'm just relieved that George's antics didn't give my nephew any ideas. To be honest, we all enjoyed Curious George Goes Fishing more, but this was still entertaining. ...more
Whole And
Aug 14, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: childrens-books
Another cute curious George tale following of the formula of getting in trouble AND saving the day, this time while camping.

Great for the summer, learning about camping and fire safety.

We used this story as part of a back yard camping party with friends in a tee pee we made, a make shift campfire, homemade popsicles, a hammock and other camping apparel. A great way to spend the morning, especially as a warm up for first time campers.
Aug 16, 2012 rated it liked it
Children enjoy stories involving familiar characters, Curious George being one of their favorites.

As is usual for George, he quickly tires of "being helpful", makes mistakes, means well, gets distracted, uses poor judgement, gets lost, is rescued, makes new friends, and performs a good deed -- all in one little adventure.
Sep 05, 2012 rated it really liked it

I believe this book has good lessons in it. One lesson is you should listen to adults. Curious George got lost in the woods because he wondered off like he was told not to do. Another lesson is fires can be dangerous. George has learned from watching others how to put out the fire in the forest. But this book does help children realize how dangerous fires are.
Jul 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
In Curious George Goes Camping, George gets into his usual trouble and in the end saves the day. He is a delightful little monkey that the children love when he appears in a story with the man in the yellow hat. This is a great story to read to preschool children or for children to read in the early elementary grades and enjoy the fun.
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