George and the Author is about a young Orangutan who is found in the jungle of Borneo by a safari hunter named Frank. Frank takes the small animal back to Australia for his mother (author Shirley Hassen) to care for. George is a cheeky creature who soon starts acting like a human. Book 1 of George and the Author is a lesson on not to be naughty. Other adventures: George Goes to Church/Fishing/Garage Sale/Meets Tiffany Caterpillar/ Christmas.