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Curious George Takes a Train (Curious George New Adventures)

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  476 Ratings  ·  30 Reviews
Down at the train station everyone is busy. No one notices a little monkey--until he tries to help with the schedule board and messes up everyone's rides! Full color.
Paperback, 24 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Houghton Mifflin (first published January 1st 2002)
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Feb 03, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: tutoring-books
The man in the yellow hat really needs a name....

On another note: does this monkey ever get in trouble?
Megan Renner
Feb 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: etl-2368
Reye, H.A, Margret. (2002). Curious greoge takes a train. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.

It is earl morning when George and the man with the yellow hat arrived at the train station. At the train station they met Mrs. Needleman and were on their way to the country. The train station was very busy, and the people there seemed busy too. There were a group of people looking up towards the train master to see when their train was arriving/ leaving. All of the sudden the master was called away an
Nov 18, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: children-s
Synopsis: "Curious George heads to the train station to take a trip with the Man with the Yellow Hat, but when he tries to help out the station master, he gets himself into trouble. George finds himself a hiding place—only to discover that his help is really needed when a little boy’s toy train is about to fall onto the tracks. NEW on inside and back covers: connect-the-dots, fun facts, and telling time activities."

My Review: I feel like we have read this book before or seen the TV episode. Mayb
Michelle King
Apr 04, 2011 rated it really liked it
Curious George books have been around a long time. This is one of my old favorites. This book is about George taking a train. He sees a man adjusting the scheduling board. He offers his help and totally messes up the board and confuses the passengers in the process. But George redeems himself when he saves a little boys toy train from rolling down into the train tracks. He and the kid becomes buddies. They realize they are taking the same train. The captain reserves them seats at the front of th ...more
Brigid Keely
Jun 25, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: kids, fiction, fantasy, 2013, trains
In "Curious George Takes a Train," Curious George wrecks havoc in a train station and then saves a little boy's toy from falling onto the rail road tracks, the little boy close behind. Then he and the boy get to ride in the front of the train, with the engineer. Please note that this books is IN THE STYLE OF Margaret & H. A. Rey, not done by them. If you're looking for a modern update without weird imperialism or drug/alcohol use (brandy, a cigar, ether) and a slightly shorter story, this mi ...more
Feb 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childrens
I love how George was trying to help the train master place numbers and letters on the arrivals and departures board. Instead he just mixed everything up. Oops. George gets caught so he runs off and hides. Then a little boy sees a train and runs toward it but it's not his train. The gate closes and he cries while his toy train is rolling away. The boy then runs after it but George catches it before the little boy gets too close. What a close call! The little boy and George end up being on the sa ...more
Sep 12, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: young-adults
Everyone's favorite monkey is back in one of his most exciting adventures yet. In this book, Curious George takes a trip to the train station, where he tried to help by reorganizing the train locations and times, but eventually resulted in chaos.

The illustrations in this book are just as amusing and detailed as they have been for years. No matter what age the readers are, they will still delight in seeing what mischief George will get himself into next.

This story greatly contributes to the clas
Aug 25, 2013 rated it did not like it
I'm giving this a 1-star because the story takes place in a train station and George does not actually ride the train until the last page. So, if you are expecting a Curious George story plus a train story, get ready to be disappointed.

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Brooklyn Saplings
Jan 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The kids all loved this book. For those who attended the Grand Central field trip, they had a point of reference for George's antics in the train station. For those who didn't go to Grand Central, they were just excited to see Curious George on the cover. Once the story started, though, it seemed like everyone could get on the same page. It was nice to have this as part of Hello Circle!
Rosa Cline
Feb 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids
I liked this Curious George book better than some of his others. He gets in to mischief but not majorly into trouble AND he helps save a little boy from danger. So helps teach children what happens when you are in a crowd and you go away from your parents but also teaches to help others too. A nice George book.
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Margret Elizabeth Rey (May 16, 1906 – December 21, 1996), born Margarete Elisabeth Waldstein, was (with her husband H. A. Rey), the co-author and illustrator of children's books, best known for their Curious George

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