Magic Tree House #1

Dinosaurs Before Dark

By Mary Pope Osborne; Sal Murdocca (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780679824114, 80pp.)

Publication Date: July 28, 1992

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Description

Jack and Annie's very first fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!

Where did the tree house come from?

Before Jack and Annie can find out, the mysterious tree house whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure out how to get home. Can they do it before dark . . . or will they become a dinosaur's dinner?

Visit the Magic Tree House website!
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About the Author

MARY POPE OSBORNE is the author of the New York Times number one bestselling Magic Tree House series. She and her husband, writer Will Osborne (author of Magic Tree House: The Musical), live in northwestern Connecticut with their three dogs. Ms. Osborne is also the coauthor of the companion Magic Tree House Fact Trackers series with Will, and with her sister, Natalie Pope Boyce.

SAL MURDOCCA has illustrated more than 200 children's trade and text books. He is also a librettist for children's opera, a video artist, an avid runner, hiker, and bicyclist, and a teacher of children's illustration at the Parsons School of Design. Sal lives and works in New York with his wife, Nancy.




NPR
Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014

The series uses simple language and fanciful adventures to introduce kids to literature, history and science. Author Mary Pope Osborne has visited some 1,800 schools, giving away her books to kids. More at NPR.org

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