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Mary Pope Osborne

3.9 of 5 Votes: 5
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http://www.marypopeosborne.com/
 
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Books by Mary Pope Osborne
Tales from the Odyssey, Part 1 (2010)
language
English
4.12 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This is the story of Odysseus and his fateful journey home from the Trojan War skillfully told by Mary Pope Osborn. This makes a great introduction to the ancient Greek epic. I would recommend this book to anyone studying the original. My son loves the stories. he gets all in...
Dogs in the Dead of Night (2011)
language
English
4.05 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I really enjoy pretty much any Magic Tree House book. In my opinion Osborne does a great job of weaving information such as facts about monks, the Swiss Alps, monasteries, etc...with an adventurous story! I rely enjoy reading this book and it is really fun reading aloud as well...
A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time (2010)
language
English
4.09 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Jack and his little sister Annie are two regular kids from Frog Creek, Pennsylvania... until they discover a mysterious tree house full of all sorts of books. From that point on their lives will never be the same again! They soon go on amazing adventures (plus children are learni...
Abe Lincoln At Last! (2011)
language
English
4.1 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: "Abe Lincoln at Last" by Mary Pope Osborne is one of the Magic Tree House series. The two children, Jack and Annie, are the main characters who go back in time to see Abe Lincoln to give him a message. Along the way, they learn many new things about the past, even more so than th...
Hurry Up, Houdini! (2013)
language
English
4.08 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I asked my daughter to bring books home from school so we can read together. She brought home "Hurry Up, Houdini! I read it and now I wait for her to read the book. Then we talk about it. I felt like I was in Coney Island on the amusement rides. It was like I was a little kid pa...
Stallion by Starlight (2013)
language
English
4.16 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: The book from the Magic Tree House series, Stallion by Starlight, by Mary Pope Osborne is about a brother and sister named Jack and Annie. The brother and sister used the magic tree house to go to Ancient Greece. They got to meet the Aristotle, philosopher and Alexander the Great...
A Good Night for Ghosts (2009)
language
English
4.01 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I loooooved this book! Jack and Annie are on a mission to find Louis Armstrong and convince him to share his gifts with the world. Only it's not so easy! Louis "Dipper" Armstrong thinks he better keep his lucrative job of shoveling coal and give up playing music in the kids' band...
A Crazy Day With Cobras (2011)
language
English
4.06 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: My 6 yr old is becoming a voracious reader and his teacher recommended this series so I picked up a few from the library. My son loves it. Magic and fun and adventure rolled into a chapter book that's easy to read, yet challenging enough that he's not bored. Many of these are ed...
Magic Tree House #51: High Time for Heroes (2014)
language
English
4.04 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: In the past I have enjoyed reading many of the magic tree house books with my kids. But this one seems to fall flat. The person Jack and Annie go to visit is Florence Nightengale and yet she hardly seems to be in the book. I feel for Ms. Osborne. It's got to be hard to consisten...
Leprechauns and Irish Folklore (2012)
language
English
3.98 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Focusing on the tales of Leprechauns, I paired this book with "The Night Before St. Patrick's Day" by Natasha Wing. In the fiction book, Tim and Maureen try to capture a leprechaun with various traps. Tim and Maureen placed a coin at the end of each trap. In my nonfiction selecti...
Moonlight on the Magic Flute (2009)
language
English
4.08 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: My favorite part was when Jack was playing the flute, Annie sang a beautiful song that led a cheetah, bear and all the zoo animals...even a lizard and a snake. Then they were dancing and I never ever seen dancing animals before. My favorite part was Wolfie, when he heard the mu...
Penguins and Antarctica (2008)
language
English
4.12 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I liked Penguins and Antarctica. It was really really interesting. The biggest iceberg is as big as New Jersey. No dogs can go on Antarctica and no country owns it because they signed a treaty. Penguins walk with eggs on their toes. Then the female goes to the sea to feed an...
Magic Tree House 49 (2013)
language
English
4.16 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: With a visit from a fellow magician, Magic Tree House travelers, Jack and Annie, are challenged to explore a new era with a new mission. Stallion by Starlight sends Jack and Annie to ancient Greece to visit a young Alexander the Great and learn what Alexander needs in order to be...
Soccer on Sunday (2014)
language
English
4.29 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Intrepid time travelers Jack and Annie head back to 1970 during the finals of the World Cup in Mexico City. They have tickets to the soccer match between Brazil and Italy, and they also have a mission. They need to find the fourth secret to greatness as described by soccer star P...
Tales from the Odyssey, Part 2 (2010)
language
English
4.27 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This is a perfect child-friendly version of Homer's The Odyssey. I read this aloud to my children (6 and 10) to complement our history lessons about ancient Greece. They both enjoyed the story, although I think the older child would have been further engaged with a more complex t...
Pandas and Other Endangered Species (2012)
language
English
4.24 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Target Audience: 3-6Summary: After the last book, #48 A Perfect Time For Pandas, Jack and Annie were curious about animals. They asked questions about many different animals and were given the answers in depth. This book is simply informational about endangered species and prov...
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