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Magic Tree House #11: Lions at Lunchtimeby Mary Pope Osborne
Synopses & Reviews
Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series--the Magic Tree House
Where are the lions?
Jack wonders when theMagic Tree House whisks him and his sister to the vast plains of Africa. Before he can find out, Annie starts to help hundreds of wildebeests cross a rushing river. Next they follow a honey of a bird and meet an awesomeMasai warrior. Jack hopes any lions will just stay away. Jack is about to be very disappointed . . .
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From the Trade Paperback edition.
The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to Africa where they meet up with wonderful wild animals, a very hungry warrior, and where they even solve a riddle.
Jack and Annie are whisked off to the vast plains of Africa, where they must solve Morgan le Fay's third magical riddle. But that's only the beginning! Once the riddle is solved, they still have to get past a pride of lions, a humongous herd of rampaging wildebeests, and one very hungry Masai warrior.
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 and 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!
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