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Magic Tree House #06: Afternoon on the Amazon

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Get ready for a world of adventure with the first twenty-eight books of the New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House series now in a collectible box that looks like the magic tree house itself!

 

This boxed set is the ultimate gift for a Magic Tree House fan or any child who loves a good adventure. It's also perfect for classrooms or libraries. 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 around the world and throughout history! 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? With a total of twenty-eight adventures, kids will never get tired of traveling the world and completing missions with their new friends Jack and Annie.

Mary Pope Osborne brings together just the right combination of history, magic, and fast-paced adventure to satisfy kids, parents, teachers, and librarians 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), Pirates Past Noon (#4), Night of the Ninjas (#5), Afternoon on the Amazon (#6), Sunset of the Sabertooth (#7), Midnight on the Moon (#8), Dolphins at Daybreak (#9), Ghost Town at Sundown (#10), Lions at Lunchtime (#11), Polar Bears Past Bedtime (#12), Vacation Under the Volcano (#13), Day of the Dragon King (#14), Viking Ships at Sunrise (#15), Hour of the Olympics (#16), Tonight on the Titanic (#17), Buffalo Before Breakfast (#18), Tigers at Twilight (#19), Dingoes at Dinnertime (#20), Civil War on Sunday (#21), Revolutionary War on Wednesday (#22), Twister on Tuesday (#23), Earthquake in the Early Morning (#24), Stage Fright on a Summer Night (#25), Good Morning, Gorillas (#26), Thanksgiving on Thursday (#27), and High Tide in Hawaii (#28).

Don’t miss all the fun things you can do and discover at MagicTreeHouse.com!

Synopsis:

Books 5–8 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 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.

 

In books 5–8, Jack and Annie’s friend, Morgan le Fay, is in trouble! They must find four “M” things to free her from a spell. Their adventures take them to meet a ninja master in ancient Japan, flee a crocodile on the Amazon River, discover the cave people of the Ice Age, and blast off to the moon in the future. It’s a difficult and dangerous mission, but Jack and Annie will do anything to save a friend!

 

Books in this set include: Night of the Ninjas (#5), Afternoon on the Amazon (#6), Sunset of the Sabertooth (#7), and Midnight on the Moon (#8).

Don’t miss all the fun things you can do and discover at MagicTreeHouse.com!

Synopsis:

MARY POPE OSBORNE is the author of the New York Times number one bestselling Magic Tree House series. She and her husband, writer Will Osborne (author of Magic Tree House: The Musical), live in northwestern Connecticut with their three dogs. Ms. Osborne is also the coauthor of the companion Magic Tree House Fact Trackers series with Will, and with her sister, Natalie Pope Boyce.

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.

About the Author

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!  

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679863724
Author:
Murdocca, Salvatore
Author:
Murdocca, Sal
Illustrator:
Murdocca, Salvatore
Author:
pe Osborne
Author:
Mary Po
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Rain forests
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Tree houses
Subject:
Animals - Dinosaurs
Subject:
Activity Books
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Quality
Series:
A Stepping Stone Book(TM)
Series Volume:
06
Publication Date:
19950831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
28.5 x 19 x 10 in 11.6 lb
Age Level:
05-08

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Product details 80 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780679863724 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Books 5–8 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 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.

 

In books 5–8, Jack and Annie’s friend, Morgan le Fay, is in trouble! They must find four “M” things to free her from a spell. Their adventures take them to meet a ninja master in ancient Japan, flee a crocodile on the Amazon River, discover the cave people of the Ice Age, and blast off to the moon in the future. It’s a difficult and dangerous mission, but Jack and Annie will do anything to save a friend!

 

Books in this set include: Night of the Ninjas (#5), Afternoon on the Amazon (#6), Sunset of the Sabertooth (#7), and Midnight on the Moon (#8).

Don’t miss all the fun things you can do and discover at MagicTreeHouse.com!

"Synopsis" by , MARY POPE OSBORNE is the author of the New York Times number one bestselling Magic Tree House series. She and her husband, writer Will Osborne (author of Magic Tree House: The Musical), live in northwestern Connecticut with their three dogs. Ms. Osborne is also the coauthor of the companion Magic Tree House Fact Trackers series with Will, and with her sister, Natalie Pope Boyce.

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.

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