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Title:
Magic tree house collection. Books 1-8
Author:
Osborne, Mary Pope.
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Edition:
Unabridged.
Publication Information:
New York : Listening Library, [2001]

â„—2001
Physical Description:
5 audio discs (5 hr., 40 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Eight-year-old Jack and his younger sister Annie find a magic treehouse. Each book in the collection takes them to different places.
General Note:
Compact discs.
Language:
English
Contents:
CD 1. Dinosaurs before dark, The knight at dawn (chapter 1-7) -- CD 2. The knight at dawn (chapter 8-10), Mummies in the morning, Pirates past noon (chapter 1-4) -- CD 3. Pirates past noon (chapter 5-10), Night of the Ninjas -- CD 4. Afternoon on the Amazon, Sunset of the sabertooth (chapter 1-8) -- CD 5. Sunset of the sabertooth (chapter 9-10), Midnight on the moon, Interview with Mary Pope Osborne.
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Dinosaurs before dark.

Knight at dawn.

Mummies in the morning.

Pirates past noon.

Night of the Ninjas.

Afternoon on the Amazon.

Sunset of the sabertooth.

Midnight on the moon.
ISBN:
9780807206126
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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Dinosaurs Before Dark Jack and his younger sister, Annie, stumble upon a tree house filled with books. Before Jack and Annie can figure out the mystery of the tree house, it whisks them back to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure out how to get home. Can they do it before dark, or will they be become a dinosaur's dinner? The Knight at Dawn Peacocks for dinner and boys in skirts. That's what Jack and Annie find when the Magic Tree House transports them back to the Middle Ages for another wild adventure. They find themselves in the middle of an enormous castle and can hear the beginnings of a feast under way in the Great Hall. But Jack and Annie aren't exactly welcome guests! Mummies in the Morning Jack and Annie don't need another mummy. But that's what they get when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to ancient Egypt after reading a book on the same subject. There they find themselves in a pyramid face to face with a long dead queen named Hutepi. Will Jack and Annie be able to help her, or will they end up as mummies themselves? Pirates Past Noon It's a veritable treasure trove of trouble when the Magic Tree House carries Jack and Annie back to the days of deserted islands, secret maps, and dangerous pirates! Will they discover the hidden buried treasure, or will they face the possibility of walking the plank? Night of the Ninjas Have you ever met a real live ninja? Jack and Annie do when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to ancient Japan in search of enchantress Morgan le Fay. When they arrive, 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? Afternoon on the Amazon Vampire bats and killer ants? That's what Jack and Annie are about to run into when the Magic Tree House whisks them back in time to a South American Rain Forest in search of the elusive Morgan le Fay. It's not long before they get hopelessly lost on the Amazon River. Will they be able to find their way back to the tree house before they are trampled by stampeding killer ants? Sunset of the Sabertooth 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 into the time of cave people and woolly mammoths. But nothing can stop them from having another wild adventure--not even a sabertooth tiger! Midnight on the Moon Three . . . two . . . one . . . BLAST OFF! The Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie off to the moon--and thefuture.Their mission? To find the last "M" thing that will free Morgan from the spell. Can they do it before the air in their oxygen tank runs out? Will they mysterious moon man help them? Andwhyis Peanut the mouse acting so strange?


Summary

Jack and his younger sister, Annie, go on a series of extraordinary adventures as they use their magical tree house to travel through time. Includes: Dinosaurs Before Dark; The Knight at Dawn; Mummies in the Morning; Pirates Past Noon; Night of the Ninjas; Afternoon on the Amazon; Sunset of the Sabertooth; and Midnight on the Moon.


Author Notes

Mary Pope Osborne was born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma on May 20, 1949. She grew up in a military family, and by the time she was 15 she had lived in Oklahoma, Austria, Florida, and four different army posts in Virginia and North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she majored in religion. After graduation, she traveled around Europe and Asia. Before becoming an author, she worked as a window dresser, a medical assistant, a Russian travel consultant, a waitress, an acting teacher, a bartender, and an assistant editor for a children's magazine.

Her first book, Run, Run as Fast as You Can, was published in 1982. She is the author of the Magic Tree House series and the Merlin Missions series. Her husband, actor Will Osborne, helps her write the nonfiction companion series, Magic Tree House Research Guides. Her other books include The Deadly Power of Medusa, Jason and the Argonauts, Haunted Waters, and Moonhorse.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Publisher's Weekly Review

Magic Tree House fans on shoppers' holiday gift lists may also enjoy the new CD recording Magic Tree House Gift Edition: Books 1-8, read by the author. Listeners join Jack and Annie as they discover the magic tree house filled with books that sends them on adventures traveling to the time of the dinosaurs, Ancient Egypt, outer space and more. ( Oct.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved