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Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory

(Curious George New Adventures)

4.17  ·  Rating details ·  1,423 ratings  ·  66 reviews
When George and the man with the yellow hat stop to shop at a chocolate factory store, George becomes curious about how chocolates are made. Though he begins to follow the factory tour, George is soon off on his own to investigate. The adventures of Curious George continue in an all-new series beginning in fall 1998 with eight new stories. Written and illustrated in the ...more
Paperback, 24 pages
Published October 26th 1998 by HMH Books for Young Readers (first published October 1st 1998)
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Sheri
May 19, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Curious George is on a chocolate factory tour when he sees his favorite chocolate go zipping by on the conveyor belt. As the stories usually go, he causes a problem, makes a mess, and then helps clean up and make things right. I thought for sure George would fall into a vat of chocolate, but no, his antics are slightly tamer this time. He does manage to speed up the conveyor belt and the chocolates pile up at the end of the belt. He helps to fill the boxes all while keeping a sharp eye out for ...more
Banny Kirsten Marie Reviews
So i was very confused and conflicted whenever it comes to rateing Curious George Goes to a Choclate Factory... Whenever i picked this book up from the library i was very excited because i still love the telivision program that aires on PBS. This book dissapointed me and it was not the story itself it was the pictures whenever i saw these pictures i thought of watercolors and i personally have no tolerance for the look of water colors. If i am going to paint then i have to use the good expensive ...more
Pamela Hatch
SUMMARY: Curious George just can’t stay out of trouble, and this time it happens at a chocolate factory. As the Man in the Yellow Hat is purchasing his favorite chocolates, George is curious about what is happening on the other side of the observation window. Finding a door, Curious George ends up on the production floor of the chocolate factory. He observes the candies coming out of a machine on a conveyor belt and wants to see inside. Climbing up on the machine he steps on a lever that speeds ...more
Ame
"He saved our chocolates!"

No he didn't. He contaminated your factory chocolates with his monkey fur. Don't you dare think about selling those! He also screwed up your machine, making it go haywire in the first place!

This just in: Area mother does not have much of a sense of humor when it comes to ruined chocolate.
Rayona Hart-Wilson
Apr 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: my-favorites
This book revolves around the famous monkey Curious George and the man int he yellow hat going to visit a chocolate factory. Curious George does what he does and gets curious; he ventures off into the chocolate factory and messes with the machines. The machine is making way too much chocolate for the workers, but George fixes the problem. He eats and cleans up the chocolates fast until someone was able to fix it.

Everybody loves Curious George because he is lovable. His adventures always get him
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Jude
Jul 03, 2018 rated it it was ok
My sympathies are with the manager of the chocolate factory. There is no way she can, in good conscience, sell chocolates handled by a monkey.

That factory is probably out of business in six months, which could spawn a readable sequel, "Curious George Is Depressed by Downtown Blight."
Kari
Dec 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My three year old granddaughter loves monkeys and chocolate so this was a perfect book!
Melissa
Jun 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Melissa by: Cristina Casey
Good ol' Curious George - The Man in the Yellow Hat leaves him alone (you'd think he'd learn by now!), George gets curious, gets too close to the action, wreaks havoc, and saves the day (kind of). While not one of the original stories, this continuation of the brand is very well done. In this installment, (obviously) George visits a chocolate factory - and since my husband once worked in food manufacturing we did have a few complaints haha (such as one machine making all the different kinds of ...more
Danielle Mootz
Nov 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids-books
Curious George's clumsy mischievous self gets himself into trouble once again as a chocolate factory. But in classic George style he saves the day.
Sarah Wiwchar
Jan 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-with-kids
Read with kindergarten. They fricken love Curious George and I just don't even understand it but whatever that's great.
Phil Lemons
May 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: young-books
A fun adventure where George learns that too many sweets can be too much. I like the new adventures as they show how we learn from our experiences and that curiosity is not the same as naughtiness.
Rebecca
May 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
Classic George. Curiosity gets him in trouble, but he helps out. Fun to read and kids love it.
Jeff
Sep 23, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: easy-reads
This book is entertaining and a fun read however it does not impart an important message. George is a little monkey that loves chocolates and gets in trouble by making the chocolate machine go too fast. The little monkey then helps the works by catching them up to the speed of the machine. The only message that is hinted at is the importance of being a hard worker and keeping your curiosity alive and well!
Carina
Dec 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
I picked this book out at my school's library. I like these books because I watched the television show with my grandpa. In this book, George visits a chocolate factory and he accidentally causes chaos when he bumps the speed up on the conveyor belt (cue classicI Love Lucy scene). George comes to the rescue by using his arms and legs to quickly put chocolates into boxes - and eats a whole bunch of chocolates, too!
Carlee Freeman
Jan 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book is great for beginning readers! Curious George always seems to find himself in trouble because he is just so curious. In this book, he goes to a chocolate factory and starts making a mess but ends up fixing it so it all ends up okay!
Rose Speigel
Nov 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
THIS IS THE BEST BOOK EVER! It’s so good. My all time favorite childhood book. It’s awesome cause it’s about chocolate. Highly recommend 12/10 and I really wanna see a movie adaption of this masterpiece of a book.
Carolyn Page
Mar 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childrens
Probably my favorite Curious George picture book. It's here I learned how to tell what different chocolates were filled with because of different decorations.
H
Nov 05, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: children
Cute but don't let the monkey on the factory floor
Shasta Codizal
Feb 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
It was a long time to read but I never quit reading the book
Morlando K
Jan 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-books
what kind of curiosity lurks in a chocolate factory for George?
Kit
It was a lovely gift. Sebastian enjoys it, but I’m not a fan of candy in stories. At least it’s not an everyday life thing, but a special thing for George.
Brenda Wychock
Aug 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love Curious George. This story reminded me of the episode of I Love Lucy. Curious George somehow seems to get into trouble without meaning too. Lots of laughs
Stephen
Dec 13, 2018 rated it liked it
Kids really like this story, as usual he gets into a lot of trouble. I cant help but thinking (as an adult) how unsanitary it would be to have a monkey box chocolates with his bare hands :)
Elly Schultz
Aug 29, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Genre: Modern Fantasy / Traditional Literature Grade: K-3
I think that the Curious George books are always good. Within this book it was about, how Curious George and the man with the yellow hat had went to the chocolate factory. Although the man with the yellow hat had told George to stay put when he had paid for the chocolates that he liked but George was a Curious little monkey. The thing about Curious George is how he has a hard time listening, in this book you will see what he does that he
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Judy Lindow
Jun 24, 2015 rated it liked it
This is NOT one of the seven original tales of Curious George, which were: Curious George, Curious George Gets a Medal, Curious George Flies a Kite, Curious George Rides a Bike, Curious George Goes to the Hospital, Curious George Takes a Job, and Curious George Learns the Alphabet.

It is however about "chocolates" - which everyone loves - and the Curious George brand is effectively translated. The illustrations, the type, and the characters match the originals. So in the 1998 story we still see
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Chow Cheuk Hang CheukKy
Jul 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I appreciation it and got me hungry!
i recommend this book to 9+ children to watch!
Renee
Feb 12, 2017 rated it liked it
Eh, my son only likes this cause we make ooh ooh monkey noises while we read.
A book with a title that includes the character's name
Connie Strong
Apr 16, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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Amory Blaine
Curious George recreates an I Love Lucy episode, speeding up a chocolate candy conveyor belt, stuffing his face to keep up, and saving the day - by packing candy into boxes with his toes. Personally I'd rather not consume chocolate touched by monkey feet, but maybe people in George's world are into it. That's only one of the mysteries in this story! Others include how the machine makes squiggles (George never finds out) and how the conveyor belt gets back to its normal setting at the end. Plus, ...more
Maria Gaytan
Dec 27, 2010 rated it did not like it
well this book i read it with my little brother and sister . Ok well this book is awesome its more awesome because its of curious george and i love that monkey ;) well i liked it because it talks about when george goes to the chocolate factory and starts to wonder around like his name says "Curious George" he gt curious and he starts pushing buttons and starts messing around with the machines and then all of them got messed up. to help the chefs he starded eating them and they tought he was ...more
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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

Although she was born in Germany, she fled to Brazil early in her life to escape Nazism. While there, she met her future husband Hans (who was a salesman and also from Germany). They
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