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Dora the Explorer: The Essential Guide is an informational book on Dora the Explorer.


Young fans of the television show can join Dora, Boots, Backpack, and all their friends as they solve puzzles and problems, in a junior-format addition to DK's Essential Guide, which contains exciting full-color images of the characters and places in Dora's world!

References to Episodes[]

The book makes many references to episodes from Seasons 1-4. Here they are in the order in which they appear:


  • This is an informational book about the show.


  • The book said Tico gave Dora and Boots a ride up Tall Mountain, when really he drove them over Strawberry Mountain.
  • Even though this book was released in 2006, some things in the books reference future episodes.
    • Star Mountain is mentioned, which the the episode did not premiere until March 2007 (although it was seen on a VHS tape and DVD released in January 2005 before it premiered on TV).
    • Baby Crab was mentioned in the book, but that episode didn't premiere until June 2007. (it was already out in the UK as of November 2005)
    • Something from Super Spies 2: The Swiping Machine was also mentioned, when it didn't premiere until March 2008.