Celebrating Sixty Years of Curious George: The Art of H.A. and Margret Rey

December 7, 2002 - February 2, 2003

TD Gallery
Toronto Reference Library

Curious George illustration by Margret and H.A. Rey

The exhibit contains original artwork and memorabilia from the creators of the beloved Curious George children's books. Original sketches, preliminary drawings, finished illustrations and dummy book pages from Curious George stories are featured. The exhibit also has artwork from the other children's books created by the Reys.

Curious George illustration by Margret and H.A. Rey

Celebrity designed yellow hats commemorate the friendship between the fictional "Man in the Yellow Hat" and Curious George. Yellow hats on display here were originally designed for the exhibit when it was in New York City. The hats included in the Toronto exhibit are by actor/comedienne Rosie O'Donnell, singer/actor Bette Midler, designer Nicole Miller and others.

Celebrating 60 Years of Curious George: The Art of Margret and H.A. Rey is sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Publishers and their Canadian agent, Thomas Allen & Son Limited, drawn from the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection in the University of Southern Mississippi.


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