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Giveaway: Curious George!

posted by Nell Minow

The adorable monkey whose inquiring personality frequently requires rescue by the man in the yellow hat has a new DVD for the holidays, in stores already: Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas It is a charming story to relieve some of the pressure of the season with a reminder that laughing together when things go wrong is one of the pleasures we share with those we love.

And thanks to Universal Studios Home Entertainment, I have one to give away. Write to me at moviemom@moviemom.com and let me know about a time you were curious — the first one will win the DVD.



  • http://www.denonrecordsus.com/sites/denonus/USdetails/d_curiousgeorge.asp Cindy Hubbard

    The Soundtrack to A Very Monkey Christmas is also available. The songs are delightful. My kids love the track Our Christmas Monkey,

  • http://www.denonrecordsus.com/sites/denonus/USdetails/d_curiousgeorge.asp Cindy Hubbard

    Oops – Try this URL above – it might work better connecting you to the Curious George info site.

  • http://blog.beliefnet.com/moviemom/ Nell Minow

    Thanks, Cindy!

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