Synopses & Reviews
Get ready for a world of adventure with the first two books of the New York Times
bestselling Magic Tree House series! This boxed set also includes the first nonfiction companion title, Magic Tree House Fact Tracker: Dinosaurs
, and the fun activity book Games and Puzzles from the Tree House as a special bonus!
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 Jack and Annie came back from their prehistoric adventure in Dinosaurs Before Dark, they had lots of questions. Follow Jack and Annie as they track down amazing dinosaur facts in Dinosaurs!
And don't forget the best activity book for kids who love the Magic Tree House series. In Games and Puzzles from the Tree House, travel through time and around the world with Jack and Annie to help them solve mazes and crossword puzzles, break secret codes, play games, draw pictures, and more! Jack and Annie need your help with five activities from every Magic Tree House adventure, from Magic Tree House #1: Dinosaurs Before Dark to Magic Tree House #44: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time. Over 200 activities included. So many activities...so much fun!
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), Magic Tree House Fact Tracker: Dinosaurs, and Games and Puzzles from the Tree House.
Don't miss all the fun things you can do and discover at MagicTreeHouse.com!
About the Author
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.