Readers love Curious George — I fell in love with the author’s astronomy books | Curio

Readers love Curious George — I fell in love with the author’s astronomy books

15 mins | Jan 20, 2022

H.A. Rey recreated star maps with wit, grace, and accuracy. He was one half of the husband and wife team behind Curious George, but he also made stargazing more accessible. Science writer Dan Falk explores how, whilst there are no monkeys in either of Rey’s books, the illustrations bring to mind the playful style of his smash hit children’s books, and compared to many celestial diagrams of the time, they were remarkable in their simplicity and went beyond just showing what’s in the sky.

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