This four-story collection includes:Dragon of the Red DawnMerlin the magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone in Camelot. What can be done? The enchantress Morgan knows who to ask for help: young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania! Monday with a Mad GeniusThey know they have to search for one of the four secrets of happiness to help Merlin the magician find joy in his life again. And so they head off in the magic tree house for Florence, Italy, in the early 1500s to spend the day with one of the greatest artists and inventors of all time–Leonardo da Vinci!Dark Day in the Deep SeaJack and Annie have to find one of the four secrets of happiness to help save Merlin the magician. But when the magic tree house whisks them off to a misty island in the middle of nowhere, they wonder how they will find anything. As the fog lifts, they see a huge three-masted ship–could it be a pirate ship?Eve of the Emperor PenguinJack and Annie continue their quest for the secrets of happiness–secrets they need to save Merlin. This time, the Magic Tree House takes them to the one continent they haven’t visited before: Antarctica! What can they hope to learn about happiness in such a barren place? Only the penguins know for sure . . . Jack and Annie are about to find out!Book Details:Format: Box SetPublication Date: 3/24/2009Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie!When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure inMagic Tree House #40: Eve of the Emperor Penguin,they had lots of questions. What do penguins eat? Why do they huddle together in groups? Who won the race to the South Pole? What happens at a research station in Antarctica? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/23/2008 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
From the time the little penguin crawls out of his cracked egg, cradled on his father s feet, until the day when he goes off to live at sea alone, he is a majestic figure in an extraordinary setting the emperor of Antarctica. He faces natural predators and the struggles of survival in a challenging climate. Then one day, he cradles his own little penguin on his feet. Jonathan London s moving text is perfectly matched with Julie Olson s vibrant and adorable artwork in pencil, watercolor, and digital media.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Penguins, whales, seals, fish, and many other animals are all part of the food web of Antarctica. Environmentalist author Madeleine Dunphy uses a cumulative approach, combining lyrical verse with repetition, to reveal the interdependency of life in Antarctica. Tom Leonard's vibrant paintings, from the flash of orange on a penguin's beak to iridesent icebergs jutting from the sea, beautifully capture a wondrous miracle--the circle of life.HERE IS ANTARCTICA will fascinate and inspire children as they explore this endangered environment page by page.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
The best activity book for kids who love the Magic Tree House series!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! They've seen the age of the dinosaurs and the high-tech future; they've visited freezing Antarctica and scorching deserts—and now 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!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/27/2010Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
JACK AND ANNIE continue their quest for the secrets of happiness—secrets they need to save Merlin. This time, the Magic Tree House takes them to the one continent they haven’t visited before: Antarctica! What can they hope to learn about happiness in such a barren place? Only the penguins know for sure . . . Jack and Annie are about to find out!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/23/2008Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Far, far south, in the strange and beautiful land of Antarctica, it is dark both day and night all winter long. When at last spring comes, the penguins and seals raise their young. But, one year, loud, unfamiliar sounds announce the arrival of a new presence—one the animals hope can share this fragile world with them in peace. Antarctica is a 1990 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/24/2009Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The popular Rookie Books expand their horizons - to all corners of the globe! With this series all about geography, emergent readers will take off on adventures to cities, nations, waterways, and habitats around the world...and right in their own backyards.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/1/2001Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
One brown tree stands lonely and bare. But when readers open this book, they bring magic with them. Tap the tree once, turn the page, and a bright green leaf has sprouted! Tap again: one, two, three, four and four more leaves have grown on the next page. Pat, clap, wiggle, jiggle, and see blossoms bloom, apples grow, and leaves swirl away with the autumn breeze. Christie Matheson's debut picture book is about the magic of the changing seasons . . . and the magic of turning a page. A focus on nature and the seasons, striking watercolor and collage artwork, and interactive elements that are just right for very young readers. Tree Magic is the perfect pick for preschool classrooms, storytimes, and parent-child reading time.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Now in paperback, with photos and maps added especially for this new edition, here is the acclaimed life story of a woman whose drive and determination inspire everyone she touches. Lynne Cox started swimming almost as soon as she could walk. By age sixteen, she had broken all records for swimming the English Channel. Her daring eventually led her to the Bering Strait, where she swam five miles in thirty-eight-degree water in just a swimsuit, cap, and goggles. In between those accomplishments, she became the first to swim the Strait of Magellan, narrowly escaped a shark attack off the Cape of Good Hope, and was cheered across the twenty-mile Cook Strait of New Zealand by dolphins. She even swam a mile in the Antarctic. Lynne writes the same way she swims, with indefatigable spirit and joy, and shares the beauty of her time in the water with a poet's eye for detail. She has accomplished yet another feat--writing a new classic of sports memoir.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/7/2005Pages: 359Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
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.Book Details: Format: Box Set Publication Date: 9/27/2011 Pages: 256 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
-Mega bestsellers! A fun tie-in to the bestselling Magic Tree House series is bound to be a hit!-Features full-color interiors, foil on the cover, and stickers!-Journals are big! There are journals for several popular series including Diary of a Wimpy Kid
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why did the US fight the Civil War? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/27/2011Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Little Bunny is tired of being the smallest. But thanks to some Christmas magic and an enchanted tree, he gets teenier still-- and has a BIG adventure.It's not fair! Little Bunny doesn't like being the smallest one in the family. Now it's Christmas Eve, and his favorite shiny red fire-engine ornament is way up high in the tree. Little Bunny is too small to reach it, but too big to climb the tree. And he so loves that fire engine. He wishes he could ride in it for real! With Christmas Eve magic and help from some new friends, Little Bunny has the adventure of his life on a night when anything is possible.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/27/2011Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
It's a book of magic tricks perfect for chapter book readers! When Jack and Annie went back in time to meet Houdini, they learned that the most famous magician of all time didn't use real magic at all. It was a trick! Now they've tracked down all the best, most fun, most tricky magic tricks and put them together in one book. With simple instructions, easy-to-follow diagrams, and tips from Jack and Annie, Magic Tricks from the Tree House is tailor-made to teach kids how to wow friends and family in their very own magic shows. Includes facts about famous magicians and famous tricks.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/23/2013Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
This round stacking toy with 10 round elements will delight children 12 months and up. Children can learn colors, eye-hand coordination while enjoying the colorful images. ABOUT JANOD In 1970, Louis Janod founded the company Janod in Orgelet, France. With his associate Serge Salvi, he developed the business and focused on the design and sale of traditional toys (spinning tops, yo-yos, skittles, etc.). Developing creativity to craft timeless toys, valuing contemporary design with a graphic edge, inventing new features... these are all challenges Janod takes on when creating its new collections. Janod's playful, sturdy and joyous creations forge unique connections between children and their toys... as well as between the brand and its consumers. The not so easily defined soulful component drives our designers and the "French Touch" disregards borders and has enabled us to hold a special place in toy chests around the world!
Jack and Annie are on their second mission to find—and inspire—artists to bring happiness to millions. After traveling to New Orleans, Jack and Annie come head to head with some real ghosts, as well as discover the world of jazz when they meet a young Louis Armstrong!From the Hardcover edition.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/26/2011Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
When Diane Wolkstein, herself a well-known storyteller traveled throughout the Haitian countryside in search of stories, she harvested a rich collection of twenty-seven tales, each of which is illuminated by fascinating introductory notes. From orange trees growing at the command of a child to talking fish, these stories present us with a world of wonder, delight, and mystery.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/21/1997Pages: 224
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