Thank you! Judging from this latest series entry the first in trade hardcover , the popularity of these transitional chapter books is richly deserved. This time, however, instead of traveling to actual places and times in history, they find themselves at Christmas in Camelot—a Camelot sadly transformed from a place of celebration and laughter to one from which joy has been robbed and magic banished.
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Their quest is to travel to the Otherworld to bring back the Water of Memory and Imagination in order to restore Camelot to its former glory. If the kids accomplish their tasks rather easily—well, this is a book for younger readers, and it makes a terrific introduction to the more complex fantasies to come. Osborne Kate and the Beanstalk , , etc. Not a drop had spilled out. An almost entirely pleasing offering; if Osborne and her publisher can produce another 25 of this quality, chapter-book readers will truly have been well served.
The magic tree house has taken Jack and Annie back in time to England in England is fighting for its life in World War II. Before long, Jack and Annie find themselves parachuting into Normandy, France, behind enemy lines. The date is June 5. The result is magical: a fast-paced but detailed, easy-to-read story.
Jack and Annie go on a quest to save Camelot, a quest that will prove to a beleaguered King Arthur that children and imagination really can make a difference. From the Hardcover edition. 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. How does she expect us to get there? He read it again. He turned it over, hoping to find more information.
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The back of the scroll was blank. He handed the invitation to Annie. The wind began to blow.
The wind blew harder. Jack felt a surge of joy. The tree house started to spin. It spun faster and faster. Then everything was still. Absolutely still.
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See All Customer Reviews. Shop Kids' Books. Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist. USD 5. Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Overview The 1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Age Range: 7 - 10 Years. Hometown: Goshen, Connecticut.
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