Hour of the Olympics (Hardcover)

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    * Mary Pope Osborne grew up in the military, and by the time she was fifteen had lived in Oklahoma, Austria, Florida and four different army posts in Virginia and North Carolina.

    * After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the early 1970's, Mary traveled all over Europe, and spent the first six weeks of her trip living in a cave on the island of Crete. She then joined up with a group of European young people and traveled in rickety vans through sixteen Asian countries, including Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Nepal.

    * She was a bartender, an acting teacher, a waitress, a travel agent, a window dresser, and a medical assistant -- all before becoming an author! Now she is the author of many highly acclaimed picture books, early chapter books, middle-grade biographies, and young adult novels.

    * In February 1993, Mary was elected the 27th president of the Author's Guild, the oldest, most established organization for writers in the United States.

    * Mary her husband Will spilt their time between an apartment in Greenwich Village, New York and a cabin in Pennsylvania. They own a terrier named Bailey, who sleeps on the top of Mary's desk every day while she writes!
    Jack and Annie are off on another adventure! This time they are sent to ancient Greece, where a very important event is taking place. Join them as they race against time and witness the very first Olympic games!


    Dimensions 5.75x0.5x8.0
    ISBN 9780679990628
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 3-4 Ages 8-9
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 80
    Publisher Date 1998-11-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Random House Childrens Books
    Copyright Year 1998
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.5 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Magic Tree House
    Series Volume Number 16
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Osborne, Mary Pope

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