Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!Jack and Annie’s mission from Merlin the Magician? To help the famous writer Charles Dickens! In a magical whirl, the brother and sister are whisked back in time to Victorian England and the foggy streets of London.There, Jack and Annie discover that Charles Dickens has everything he could possibly want. How can they help him? It is not until Mr. Dickens rescues them from being thrown in jail that they discover his secret past and the sad memories that haunt him. They will need all their magic and help from three ghosts—to keep the great writer from ruining his life!Mary Pope Osborne mixes magic, humor, history, a little spookiness, and a lot of heart to create this tale, which celebrates the joys of writing—something she knows a lot about, thanks to millions of readers all over the world!This is the perfect book for boys and girls about to see the classic play A Christmas Carol.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/14/2010Pages: 128Reading 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
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!
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
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
This series is made from 98% post consumer recycled materials and printed with friendly inks. Each hardcover book's simple,nonfiction content inspires children to love and respect the natural world and the parent spread at the back of each book shows how easy it is to practice (and teach!) habits right at home. From the insects that nibble on its leaves to the tiny creatures that call its branches home, one tree is the center for a whole world of life.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/4/2009Pages: 20Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Benjamin Bear is so impatient for Christmas to come. To help the time pass more quickly, his mother tells him that every day when he opens a door on his Advent calendar she'll tell him a story-twenty-four stories all about another little bear and his long, arduous journey to Bethlehem. The little bear, led by a glittering star, meets many others on his travels across hot deserts, snowy mountains, and through dark, lonely nights. His adventures, filled with acts of heroism and kindness and many small miracles, show him the path to the Christ Child. And by journey's end Benjamin Bear-and all youngsters who share the stories and their simple morals along with him-will understand and celebrate the true spirit of Christmas.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/6/2005Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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
On a visit to a tree lot, the Johnson family sees three beautifully decorated trees standing in the center of the lot. A mysterious silver gift-wrapped box is under one of the trees. The old lot owner notices their intrigue and what he tells them, not only marks the beginning of a new family tradition, but also brings meaning and understanding into their Christmas celebration. In The Legend of the Christmas Tree, children ages 4 to 8 will discover the wonderful story of how the evergreen tree first became a symbol of Christmas and a way to tell people about God. The beautiful illustrations by Bill Dodge add a wonderful richness to the story and help bring meaning to one of our best-loved traditions---decorating the Christmas tree.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2001Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The author and artist Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture book The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest (1990). One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree. While he sleeps, the forest’s residents, including a child from the Yanomamo tribe, whisper in his ear about the importance of trees and how “all living things depend on one another” . . . and it works. Cherry’s lovingly rendered colored pencil and watercolor drawings of all the “wondrous and rare animals” evoke the lush rain forests, and the stunning endpapers feature world maps bordered by tree porcupines, emerald tree boas, and dozens more fascinating creatures. Awards: IRA Teacher’s Choice (1991), ABA’s Pick of the Lists, Reading Rainbow Review Book, NSTA-CBC Outstanding Trade Book for ChildrenBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/13/2000Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Long ago, the great wizard Merlin planted the seed that would become the peaceful world of Avalon. Now, though, Avalon is suffering from mysterious droughts. Then the very stars begin to lose their light, and it seems that the Lady of the Lake's dire predictions are about to come true. The fate of Avalon now rests with Tamwyn, a wandering wilderness guide; Elli, an apprentice priestess; and Scree, a young eagleman. One of them is the true heir of Merlin, the only person who can save Avalon . . . and one of them is the dreaded child of the Dark Prophecy, fated to destroy it. As in his acclaimed epic The Lost Years of Merlin, T. A. Barron has created a radiant, richly imagined world, full of high adventure and un-forgettable characters.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/12/2004Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 10 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 in Magic Tree House #46: Dogs in the Dead of Night, they had lots of questions. How do St. Bernards help find avalanche survivors? Who are some of the most famous war dog heroes? What breeds make good service dogs? 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: 8/9/2011Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Dolphins at DaybreakIt’s sink or swim for Jack and Annie when the Magic Tree House whisks them off to the middle of the ocean.Ghost Town at SundownIs this town haunted? Jack and Annie wonder when the Magic Tree House takes them to the Wild Wild West.Lions at Lunchtime“Where are the lions?” Jack wonders when the Magic Tree House whisks him and his sister to the vast plains of Africa.Polar Bears Past BedtimeIt’s icicle city . . . when the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie to the frozen Arctic.Vacation Under the VolcanoWho 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.Day of the Dragon KingWho would burn books? Jack and Annie find out when the Magic Tree House takes them back to ancient China.Viking Ships at Sunrise“Beware of Vikings!” warns Morgan. Then Jack and Annie are whisked back to ancient Ireland.Book Details:Format: Box SetPublication Date: 10/14/2003Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Stage Fright on a Summer NightThe 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 who’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?Good Morning, GorillasGentle giants or giant monsters? That's the question Jack and Annie have about gorillas when the Magic Tree House sweeps them to the mountains of Africa. There they meet a group of amazing and sometimes frightening gorillas. Will the gorillas be able to teach him some special magic?Thanksgiving on ThursdayIt’s a time for giving thanks when the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie back to 1621 on the first Thanksgiving Day. The Pilgrims ask them to help get things ready. But Jack and Annie don't know how to do anything the Pilgrim way. Will they ruin the holiday forever? Or will the feast go on?"High Tide in HawaiiCatch 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?Book Details:Format: Box SetPublication Date: 3/13/2007Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
BOOK #17: TONIGHT ON THE TITANIC: Jack and Annie are whisked away to the decks of the Titanic, where they must help two children find their way to a lifeboat - and are in danger of becoming victims of that tragic night themselves.BOOK #18: BUFFALO BEFORE BREAKFAST: Jack and Annie travel to the Old West, where they roam the Great Plains with a Lakota boy.BOOK #19: TIGERS AT TWILIGHT: While in India, Jack and Annie have adventures involving a tiger and other endangered jungle animals.BOOK #20: DINGOES AT DINNERTIME: Jack and Annie are whisked Down Under to the land of Australia, where they save several animals from a raging wildfire.BOOK #21: CIVIL WAR ON SUNDAY: Jack and Annie are transported to the time of the Civil War, where they meet Clara Barton.BOOK #22: REVOLUTIONARY WAR ON WEDNESDAY: Jack and Annie travel back to the time of the American Revolution and help Gen. George Washington during his famous crossing of the Delaware River.BOOK #23: TWISTER ON TUESDAY: Jack and Annie travel back to the Kansas prairie and gain an understanding of how hard life was for pioneers when they experience the terror of a tornado.BOOK #24: EARTHQUAKE IN THE EARLY MORNING: The Magic Tree House takes Jack and Annie to San Francisco in 1906, in time for them to experience one of the biggest earthquakes the United States had ever known.Book Details:Format: Box SetPublication Date: 8/23/2005Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Carnival at CandlelightMerlin has asked Jack and Annie to help on another Merlin Mission. This time they head back into history to Venice, Italy, in the 1700s. With the help of some new friends, a research book, and a mysterious rhyme from Merlin, the heroes will save the beautiful city from a flood! Season of the SandstormsArmed only with a research book and a book of magic rhymes, Jack and Annie go back 1,200 years to the Golden Age of Baghdad. Their mission is a mystery until bandits attack a camel caravan and Jack and Annie are given a strange box to protect. What’s in the box? And how will it help the ruler of Baghdad spread wisdom throughout the world?Night of the New MagiciansA mysterious note from Merlin sends Jack and Annie to Paris, France for the 1889 World’s Fair. Their mission: find four “new magicians” and protect them from an evil sorcerer who plans to kidnap them and steal the secrets of their magic. How will they ever find the magicians in the bustling crowd? And will their own magic be any match for the powers of the evil sorcerer? Blizzard of the Blue MoonMerlin has sent Jack and Annie to New York City to rescue a beautiful magical creature–the unicorn. Where will they find a unicorn in a big city? And what about the blizzard that’s burying New York in snow? Only once in a blue moon do all the right elements come together to make magic in such a special way.Book Details:Format: Box SetPublication Date: 3/25/2008Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Small kid. Big Stage.Does EllRay have a talent to put on show for the entire school?When EllRay and his friends hear about the school talent show, they're not impressed. They're too old for that stuff. But their teacher, Mrs. Sanchez, isn't so quick to let her students off the hook. Five students absolutely must try-out, and EllRay somehow ends up being one of them. Now he has to figure out something he's talented at....like, maybe magic?But now the pressure's on. It's up to EllRay to take the stage and show his classmates and the whole school that he's not only talented but magic.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/6/2014Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 6 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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