#CuriousGeorge: New documentary details “daring escape of Jewish authors who fled Europe in 1940 on homemade bicycles carrying their unpublished manuscripts” [VIDEO]

TIMES OF ISRAEL
How Curious George’s creators saved the beloved monkey from the Nazis
by Gabe Friedman
August 12, 2017

Curious George — that curious little monkey — is beloved by millions of readers around the world. His adventures with the Man With the Yellow Hat impart important life lessons amidst silliness and mayhem. But many people probably don’t know that the children’s book character was actually born during very dark times. His two Jewish creators, Margret and H.A. Rey, fled the Nazis in 1940 — on homemade bicycles, no less — carrying their unpublished manuscripts with them. READ MORE

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