Clarion Books Pretzel
Clarion Books Pretzel

Pretzel

By H. A. Rey

$17.99

Publication Date: January 18, 2022

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Ages 4 to 7, Grades P to 3

From the creators of Curious George, this is the happily-ever-after story of Pretzel, the longest dachshund in the world, and the lengths he goes for puppy love.

One morning in May five little dachshunds are born. But one grows up to be the longest of all! Pretzel easily wins a blue ribbon at the dog show and the admiration of everyone—everyone except Greta, the little dachshund across the street, who doesn't care for long dogs. But Pretzel is able to use his unique gift to win Greta over, and before long they have puppies of their very own. This story that begins and ends with puppies is perfect for dog lovers, fans of Margret and H. A. Rey’s picture books, and anyone who is a little bit different and special in their own way.

Pretzel, Greta, and their adorable puppies return in the sequel, Pretzel and the Puppies.

About the Author

H. A. Rey (1898-1977) was born in Hamburg, Germany, near the world-famous Hagenbeck Zoo, and developed a lifelong love for animals and drawing. He and his wife, Margret (1906-1996), who studied art at the acclaimed Bauhaus school, had many pets-including two marmoset monkeys that joined them on one of their steamship journeys across the Atlantic. Hans and Margret's world-famous curious monkey first appeared in a manuscript strapped to their bicycles as they fled wartime Paris for the safety of the United States. Committed philanthropists in their own lives, a portion of proceeds from each Curious George book sold flows to the Curious George Foundation, which funds programs for children that encourage inquisitiveness in learning and exploring. Curious George has been successfully adapted into a major motion picture and an Emmy-winning television show on PBS.www.curiousgeorge.com.

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Length: 32 pages

Publisher: Clarion Books

Publication Date: January 18, 2022

ISBN: 9780358659600

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