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Magic Tree House, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark/The Knight at Dawn/Mummies in the Morning/Pirates Past Noon (Paperback)
Get ready for a world of adventure with the first four books of the New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House series boxed together for the first time!
These four titles are the perfect gift for a Magic Tree House fan or any child w...
SAL MURDOCCA has illustrated more than 200 children's trade and text books. He is also a librettist for children's opera, a video artist, an avid runner, hiker, and bicyclist, and a teacher of children's illustration at the Parsons School of Design. Sal lives and works in New York with his wife, Nancy.
These four titles are the perfect gift for a Magic Tree House fan or any child who loves a good adventure. Parents, teachers, and librarians hail the chapter-book series as a tool to promote reading, as even the most reluctant readers want to know where the Magic Tree House will take the brother-and-sister team next.
When Jack and Annie discover a mysterious tree house filled with books, they never dream that it will take them on exciting adventures full of history, mystery, and magic! The story begins with Dinosaurs Before Dark, when Jack and Annie are whisked back to the prehistoric past. Can they figure out how to get home before dark . . . or will they become a dinosaur's dinner? In The Knight at Dawn, Jack and Annie aren't exactly welcome guests to the grand feast. Will the castle's secret passage lead them to safety or more trouble? When the tree house takes them back to ancient Egypt in Mummies in the Morning, Jack and Annie must help a long-dead queen solve a puzzle. And in Pirates Past Noon, Jack and Annie find a secret map that leads to buried treasure and ruthless pirates!
Mary Pope Osborne brings together just the right combination of history, magic, and fast-paced adventure to satisfy kids, parents, teachers, and librarians all over the world with her New York Times bestselling series.
Books in this set include: Dinosaurs Before Dark (#1), The Knight at Dawn (#2), Mummies in the Morning (#3), and Pirates Past Noon (#4).
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|Dimensions||8 in. H x 6 in. W x 1 in. D|
|Genre||JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies|
|Genre Detail||Juvenile Grades 3-4 Ages 8-9|
|Publisher Date||2001-05-01 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Random House Childrens Books|
|Unit weight||0.6 lb|
|Subtitle||Dinosaurs Before Dark/The Knight at Dawn/Mummies in the Morning/Pirates Past Noon|
|Series Name||Magic Tree House|
|Series Volume Number||1-4|
|Authors||Osborne, Mary Pope|
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I am a strong believer in reading to a child as a baby. As the baby develops into a child and young adult, they should also witness you, the adult, reading -- lead by example. My grandchildren were introduced to "Magic Tree House" prior to entering daycare. As they developed their own reading skills, Magic Tree has become part of their home library. I encourage parents/grandparents/aunts/uncles, introduce Magic Tree House to your "little-ones".Read More
Got set of Magic Tree House books for my daughter who is in 3rd grade. Teacher is reading this books in a class this school year and she loves this stories. Now she has a set of books for her own library.Read More
My grandson who is almost 5 loves these books. When we finish a chapter, his usual response is "more, more ,more. More, please." This is music to the ears of a doting grandmother and former English teacher."Read More
Great to find a book series that my son actually wants to read. Plan to purchase the next block of titles soon.Read More
My 5 year old son and I read volumes 1-4 together and really enjoyed them. We are looking forward to reading the next volumes in the series soon. I think these will also be great books when my son starts to read on his own in the next year or so.Read More
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