The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! <p/> Jack and Annie are summoned once again to the fantasy realm of Camelot. There, Merlin the Magician tells them that the Stone of Destiny has been stolen. The answer to its disappearance lies within a haunted castle. With a young magician named Teddy, Jack and Annie take on the challenge in an adventure that takes them to new heights and places they couldn’t even imagine! <p/>Formerly numbered as Magic Tree House #30, the title of this book is now Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #2: <i> Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve.</i> <p/> Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? <p/> Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books<br> <b>Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader</b><br> Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure<br> Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures <p/> Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!
<b>Mary Pope Osborne</b> is the award-winning author of many distinguished books for children and young adults, including the bestselling Magic Treehouse series; <i>Favorite Medieval Tales, </i> illustrated by Troy Howell; <i>American Tall Tales, </i> illustrated by Michael McCurdy; <i>Rocking Horse Christmas, </i> illustrated by Ned Bittinger; and A<i>daline Falling Star.</i> The former president of the Author’s Guild, she lives in New York City with her husband, Will.