Next stop for the New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House series? The World Cup in Mexico City! Goal! Jack and Annie have tickets to one of the most exciting soccer games ever–the 1970 World Cup! They are sure the famous soccer player Pelé will tell them a “secret of greatness.” The game is nonstop action and the stands are packed. But how will they find Pelé in a crowd of 100,000 soccer fans? Have they failed their mission? Or will the answer come when they least expect it? Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House® website at MagicTreeHouse.com. From the Hardcover edition.
<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.