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  • MEET CURIOUS GEORGE & THE MAN WITH THE YELLOW HAT AT THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM JANUARY 20

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    January 16, 2018
    Children’s Museum of New Hampshire
    Contact: Neva Cole, Communications Director
    6 Washington Street
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603) 742-2002
    www.childrens-museum.org
     
    NEWS RELEASE
     
    MEET CURIOUS GEORGE & THE MAN WITH THE YELLOW HAT AT THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM JANUARY 20
     
    (Dover NH – January 15, 2018) – A mischievous monkey and his tall, faithful friend will be in Dover, NH on Saturday, January 20 from 10am-2pm. Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat will be visiting the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire to greet young fans and help promote the love of reading.
     
    At the Books Alive event, museum staff will be reading Curious George stories by Margret and Hans “H.A.” Rey throughout the day. The friendly costumed monkey character, accompanied by the Man with the Yellow Hat, will be popping in and out to greet children, exchange a hug or high-five, and pose for photos. There will also be a variety of monkey-inspired literacy, math and creative activities for children enjoy.
     
    The first Curious George story was published in 1941. Margret and H.A. Rey produced six more stories featuring the mischievous monkey, with Hans mainly doing the illustrations and Margret working mostly on the stories. All the Curious George books, including the seven original stories by Margret and Hans, have sold over 25 million copies. George has become one of the most beloved and most recognizable characters from children’s literature. His adventures have been translated into many languages, including Japanese, French, Afrikaans, Portuguese, Swedish, German, Chinese, Danish, and Norwegian. Margret and H.A. Rey were former summer residents of Waterville Valley, NH!
     
    All Books Alive activities are included with regular paid admission to the museum: $10 for adults and children over the age of 1 and $9 for seniors. Museum admission is free for Children’s Museum of NH members and children under 1 year old. To learn more visit www.childrens-museum.org.
     
    About the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire
     
    The not-for-profit Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is located at 6 Washington Street in Dover and offers two levels of hands-on, interactive exhibits for children from newborn to middle school. Children can explore a wide range of subjects, from dinosaurs, music and aeronautics to world cultures, art and natural history. Open year-round, the Silver LEED-certified museum specializes in creating memorable family learning experiences and works closely with schools, social service agencies and educators. The museum also hosts a variety of live performances, workshops, classes and special events for families. For more information, please call the museum at (603) 742-2002 or visit www.childrens-museum.org
     
    Contact:
    Neva Cole, Communications Director
    (603) 742-2002