The story is about Cecily.G, she is sad about the loss of the other animals who were captured in put into a zoo. Curious George is the first monkey to introduce a rescuer. Later in the story a fire occurs at Cecily Giraffe's house and the monkeys work together as a team to put out the fire. In the end Cecily Giraffe and the Nine Monkeys become friends. One of the monkeys James writes a song in Cecily's honor.
- The book was released in 1942 in US however the publication date was in 1939.
- In Europe Cecily Giraffe's name was Rafi