The Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4 consists of the first four books in the Magic Treehouse Books Collection. Mary Pope Osborne writes the series. Sal Murdocca is the illustrator. His pen and ink pictures match the reader's new vocabulary words in Jack and Annie’s adventures.
We meet eight-year-old Jack and seven-year-old Annie in Dinosaurs before Dark, Magic Tree House Book #1. The theme of the four books revolves around Jack and Annie finding clues to discover the magic tree house owner’s identity. In each book, the siblings find an object with the letter M. This M person is the owner of the books in the magic treehouse.
Dinosaurs before Dark, Magic Tree House Book #1 Jack and his younger sister find a tree house. They discover it is magic and will transport them to places. The young pair travels back in time. A time when dinosaurs and thick vegetation cover the Earth.
The Knight at Dawn, Magic Tree House Book #2 Jack and Annie return to the magic tree house for a new adventure. A book on the Middle Ages captures their attention. The tree house whisks the pair to a castle with secret passages.
Mummies in the Morning, Magic Tree House Book #3 Brother and sister travel to Ancient Egypt. Jack and Annie help a ghost queen to find the Book of the Dead. A mysterious black cat helps Jack and Annie.
Pirates Past Noon, Magic Tree House Book #4 The Frog Creek kids travel and meet pirates. Their pirate book helps them on this ship of adventure. Jack and Annie meet the mysterious M person.
The Magic Tree House Books are for children making the transition from picture books to chapter books. They are read aloud books for children between five and eight-years-old. Children love the Jack and Annie characters. Kids enjoy their adventures. Their enjoyment causes children to want to read all the books in the Magic Treehouse books series. Parents love the fact their children are reading and learning about the world.
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Note: Random House and Scholastic Books publishes Magic Tree House Box Set, Books 1-4 by Mary Pope Osborne.