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Where did the tree house come from?

Before Jack and Annie can find out, the mysterious tree house whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure out how to get home. Can they do it before dark…or will they become a dinosaur’s dinner?

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Who Wrote The Magic Tree House Books

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Mary Pope Osborne

<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.

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Natalie Pope Boyce
Natalie Pope Boyce
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Dinosaurs Before Dark - Book #1
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Where did the tree house come from?

Before Jack and Annie can find out, the mysterious tree house whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure out how to get home. Can they do it before dark…or will they become a dinosaur’s dinner?

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The Knight at Dawn - Book #2
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

A castle with a secret passage! That’s what Jack and Annie find when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the Middle Ages for another wild adventure. In the Great Hall of the castle, a feast is under way. But Jack and Annie aren’t exactly welcome guests!

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Mummies in the Morning - Book #3
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Jack and his younger sister take a trip in their tree house back to ancient Egypt, where they help a queen’s mummy continue her voyage to the Next Life.

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Pirates Past Noon - Book #4
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

It’s a treasure trove of trouble! Jack and Annie are in for a high-seas adventure when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the days of deserted islands, secret maps—and ruthless pirates! Will they discover a buried treasure? Or will they be forced to walk the plank?

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Night of the Ninjas - Book #5
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Have you ever met a real live ninja? Jack and Annie do when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to ancient Japan, where they find themselves in the cave of a ninja master. Will they learn the secrets of the ninja? Or will the evil samurai warriors get them first?

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Afternoon on the Amazon - Book #6
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Vampire bats and killer ants? That’s what Jack and Annie are about to run into when the Magic Tree House whisks them away to the Amazon River. It’s not long before they get hopelessly lost. Will they be able to find their way back to the tree house? Or are Jack and Annie stuck forever in the rain forest?

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Sunset of the Sabertooth - Book #7
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

The Ice Age is very cool…for two kids in bathing suits! Jack and Annie nearly freeze when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the time of cave people and woolly mammoths. But nothing can stop them from having another wild adventure—not even a saber-toothed tiger!

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Midnight on the Moon - Book #8
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 5-8

The magic treehouse takes Jack and Annie to a moon base in the future where they continue to search for the fourth thing they need to free their friend Morgan from the magician’s spell.

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Dolphins at Daybreak - Book #9
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

It’s sink or swim for Jack and Annie when the Magic Tree House whisks them off to the middle of the ocean. Luckily, they find a mini-submarine on a coral reef. Unluckily, they are about to meet a giant octopus and one very hungry shark. Will the dolphins save the day? Or are Jack and Annie doomed to be dinner?

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Ghost Town at Sundown - Book #10
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back to the Wild West, where they experience excitement and danger and try to solve a riddle.

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Lions at Lunchtime - Book #11
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

“Where are the lions?” Jack wonders when the Magic 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 awesome Masai warrior. Jack hopes any lions will just stay away. Jack is about to be very disappointed…

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Polar Bears Past Bedtime - Book #12
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

It’s icicle city…when the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie to the frozen Arctic. Luckily, a seal hunter on a dogsled lends them warm clothes. Unluckily, they get stuck on cracking ice. Will the giant polar bear save them? Or will Jack and Annie become frozen dinners?

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Vacation Under The Volcano - Book #13
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Who wants to vacation next to a volcano? Jack and Annie are about to find out when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the days of the Roman Empire. They arrive in Pompeii and soon discover that it is the very day the city will be destroyed. Now Jack and Annie must race against time to find an ancient library before it is buried in ash!

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Day of the Dragon King - Book #14
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Who would burn books? Jack and Annie find out when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to ancient China. There, a powerful emperor called the Dragon King has ordered that all books be burned. Will Jack and Annie be able to save at least one book? Or will they be captured by the emperor’s soldiers?

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Viking Ships At Sunrise - Book #15
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

“Beware of Vikings!” warns Morgan. Then Jack and Annie are whisked back to ancient Ireland. They land on a cliff on a misty island. How will they find the story they are looking for? It will take a Viking invasion, the help of a jolly monk, and a lot of courage for Jack and Annie to succeed in Viking Ships at Sunrise.

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Hour of the Olympics - Book #16
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back to retrieve a lost story in ancient Greece, where they witness the original Olympic games and are surprised to find what girls of the time were not allowed to do.

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Tonight on the Titanic - Book #17
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Titanic trouble! Jack and Annie are in for an exciting, scary, and sad adventure when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the decks of the Titanic. Is there anything they can do to help the ill-fated ship? Will they be able to save anyone? Will they be able to save themselves?

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Buffalo Before Breakfast - Book #18
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Hello, buffalo! That’s what Jack and Annie say when the Magic Tree House whisks them and Teddy, the enchanted dog, back almost 200 years to the Great Plains. There they meet a Lakota boy who shows them how to hunt buffalo. But something goes wrong! Now they need to stop a thousand buffalo from stampeding!

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Tigers at Twilight - Book #19
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Tigers in trouble? That’s what Jack and Annie find when the Magic Tree House whisks them and Teddy, the enchanted dog, to a forest in India. The rare tigers are being trapped by greedy poachers! Can Jack and Annie find a way to help? Or will a fierce tiger eat them instead?

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Dingoes at Dinnertime - Book #20
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Wildfire! That’s what Jack and Annie are up against when they are whisked away to the land of Australia. And they’re not alone! Jack and Annie must help a baby kangaroo and a koala escape from a fire-filled forest. Will they be able to rescue the animals in time?

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Civil War on Sunday - Book #21
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Cannon fire! That’s what Jack and Annie hear when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the time of the American Civil War. There they meet a famous nurse named Clara Barton and do their best to help wounded soldiers. It is their hardest journey in time yet—and the one that will make the most difference to their own lives!

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Revolutionary War on Wednesday - Book #22
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

It is a dark and snowy night when the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie back to colonial times. General George Washington is about to lead his army in a sneak attack against their enemy. But now a terrible weather is making the great general question his plans. Can Jack and Annie keep history on track? The fate of the country rests in their hands!

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Twister on Tuesday - Book #23
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

An adventure to blow you away! That’s what Jack and Annie get when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the 1870s. They land on the prairie near a one-room schoolhouse, where they meet a teenage schoolteacher, some cool kids, and one big, scary bully. But the biggest and scariest thing is yet to come!

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Earthquake in the Early Morning - Book #24
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

An adventure that will shake you up! That’s what Jack and Annie get when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to California in 1906. As soon as they arrive, the famous San Francisco earthquake hits the city. Can Jack and Annie save the day? Or will San Francisco be destroyed first?

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Stage Fright on a Summer Night - Book #25
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

The show must go on! That’s what Jack and Annie learn when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to Elizabethan England. There they meet William Shakespeare himself—one of the greatest writers of all time! But Mr. Shakespeare’s having a hard time with some of the actors in his latest show. Are Jack and Annie ready to make a big entrance? Or will it be curtains for Shakespeare?

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Good Morning, Gorillas - Book #26
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to an African rainforest, where the siblings encounter gorillas and learn to communicate with them.

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Thanksgiving on Thursday - Book #27
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Jack and Annie travel in their magic treehouse to the year 1621, where they celebrate the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians in the New Plymouth Colony.

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High Tide in Hawaii - Book #28
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Sal Murdocca
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Catch the wave! That’s what Jack and Annie do when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to a Hawaiian island of long ago. They learn how to surf and have a great time—until strange things start happening. Jack and Annie soon discover the cause: A tidal wave is headed their way! Can they help save their new friends in time?

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A Big Day for Baseball - Book #29
Written by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by A.G. Ford
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

PLAY BALL! Jack and Annie aren’t great baseball players . . . yet! Then Morgan the librarian gives them magical baseball caps that will make them experts. They just need to wear the caps to a special ballgame in Brooklyn, New York. The magic tree house whisks them back to 1947!

When they arrive, Jack and Annie find out that they will be batboys in the game—not ballplayers. What exactly does Morgan want them to learn? And what’s so special about this game? They only have nine innings to find out!

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Hurricane Heroes in Texas - Book #30
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce & illustrated by Isidre Mones
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Recommend Ages: 7-10

Track the facts about the Alamo, the Galveston hurricane, and the great state of Texas!

When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #30: Hurricane Heroes in Texas, they had lots of questions. Why is Texas called the Lone Star State? What was the Alamo? When was the Galveston hurricane? Why was it so terrible? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about Texas.

Filled with up-to-date information, photographs, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discover in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.

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Warriors in Winter - Book #31
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce & illustrated by Isidre Mones
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Recommend Ages: 7-10

Track the facts about warriors, weapons, and battles throughout history in this nonfiction companion to the #1 bestselling Magic Tree House series!

When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #31: Warriors in Winter, they had lots of questions. What kinds of weapons did the ancient Greeks use? How did Roman soldiers fight? Why did knights have tournaments? Who was famous for his war elephants? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about ancient warriors.

Filled with up-to-date information, photographs, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discover in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.

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To the Future, Ben Franklin - Book #32
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Recommend Ages: 7-10

Track the facts about the great printer, inventor, and Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin!

When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #32: To the Future, Ben Franklin! they had lots of questions. What was Ben Franklin’s first job? How did a kite teach him about electricity? What are some of Ben’s most famous inventions? Why did he have so many nicknames? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about Benjamin Franklin.

Filled with up-to-date information, photographs, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discover in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.

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Narwhal on a Sunny Night - Book #33
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce & illustrated by Isidre Mones
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Recommend Ages: 7-10

Track the facts about the unicorn of the sea–the narwhal–and its closest relatives!

When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #33: Narwhal on a Sunny Night, they had lots of questions. What is a narwhal? Why is it nicknamed the unicorn of the sea? What other whales live in the arctic? How do they survive the cold? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about narwhals and other whales.

Filled with up-to-date information, photographs, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discover in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.

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Stallion by Starlight - Book #49
Written by Mary Pope Osborne
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Recommend Ages: 7-9

The “New York Times” bestselling Magic Tree House(R) series has a brand-new paperback, with stickers included! <BR> Hold your horses! Mary Pope Osborne perfectly blends fantasy, adventure, and history in this paperback edition of the bestselling Magic Tree House(R) chapter book. Time-traveling brother-and-sister team Jack and Annie must find four secrets of greatness for Merlin the magician. To start, they travel back in time to meet Alexander the Great. He should know all about greatness, right? But young Alexander is bossy, vain, and not great at all! How can they learn from him? It’s going to take a wild black stallion, magic from Merlin, and a lot of bravery to succeed. Are Jack and Annie clever and bold enough to complete their mission? <BR> Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House(R) website at MagicTreeHouse.com.

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