When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #51, they had lots of questions. How did Florence Nightingale change nursing? Who helped women get the vote? What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, dream? How did Gandhi change the world? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts behind six amazing people who have changed history. Includes Florence Nightingale, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, and John Muir. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs.
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday, they had lots of questions. How did soccer get started? Who are some of its greatest players? What is the World Cup? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts behind one of the world's most popular sports. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.
Just in time for the 2014 Fifa World Cup, Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday will take Jack and Annie to a soccer field in Mexico where they must find the final secret of greatness for Merlin. On the field, they'll meet a young soccer player who dreams of one day playing in the World Cup just like his hero, the great Brazilian soccer player, Pele! The Magic Tree House books, with their fiction and nonfiction titles, are perfect for parents and teachers just starting to get into the "Core Curriculum." With a blend of magic, adventure, history, science, danger, and cuteness, the topics range from kid pleasers (pirates, the Titanic, pandas) to curriculum perfect (rain forest, American Revolution, Abraham Lincoln) to seasonal shoe-ins (Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving). There is truly something for everyone here!
Magic Tree House #51: High Time for Heroes features Jack and Annie back in Egypt, still seeking the secrets of greatness for Merlin. This time they will meet the great nurse, Florence Nightingale, on her trip to Egypt that served as the inspiration for the choices that made her both famous and beloved. The Magic Tree House books, with their fiction and nonfiction titles, are perfect for parents and teachers just starting to get into the "Core Curriculum." With a blend of magic, adventure, history, science, danger, and cuteness, the topics range from kid pleasers (pirates, the Titanic, pandas) to curriculum perfect (rain forest, American Revolution, Abraham Lincoln) to seasonal shoe-ins (Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving). There is truly something for everyone here.
Fans of Mary Pope Osborne's mega bestselling Magic Tree House series will love to keep their own notebook--just like Jack and Annie! This fun, full-color journal is filled with lists of things Jack and Annie have found in Frog Creek--such as squirrels, ladybugs, dandelions, and spiderwebs; places they've been in the world; and ideas for fun activities, along with plenty of space for kids to write their own lists. Includes a sticker sheet for kids to decorate their lists and highlight their favorites.
Mary Pope Osborne perfectly blends fantasy, adventure, and history in this paperback edition of the bestselling Magic Tree House chapter book. Jack and Annie have a new mission to help save the life of Merlin's beloved baby penguin, Penny: They must travel in the magic tree house to Abraham Lincoln and get a special feather from him! But when they visit the White House in 1861, they find the new president overwhelmed by his busy schedule as he tries to save a divided nation. A magic potion and a wish instantly transport Jack and Annie to a mysterious woods. Are these the same woods where Abraham Lincoln takes his daily horse ride? If so, can a ragged orphan named Sam help them find Abe? Or will Jack and Annie have to give all their strength and time to helping Sam instead? It's a race against time as Jack and Annie try to do the right thing and help a new friend--and still save a president, a troubled nation, and Penny, as well!
Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors - and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone. Dobby's sinister predictions seem to be coming true. These new editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series feature instantly pick-up-able new jackets by Jonny Duddle, with huge child appeal, to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers. It's time to PASS THE MAGIC ON.
Disaster strikes at Meadow Vale Stables! Thieves have stolen three of the horses - including Sam's beloved (but very naughty) pony, Mulberry. Clever Mulberry escapes, but who is going to believe that Sam can talk to Mulberry and knows where the horse thieves are hiding? Can Mulberry and Sam rescue the missing ponies on their own?
Joel Sartore intends to photograph every animal in captivity in the world. He is circling the globe, visiting zoos and wildlife rescue centers to create studio portraits of 12,000 species, with an emphasis on those facing extinction. He has photographed more than 6,000 already and now, thanks to a multi-year partnership with National Geographic, he may reach his goal. This book showcases his animal portraits: from tiny to mammoth, from the Florida grasshopper sparrow to the greater one-horned rhinoceros. Paired with the eloquent prose of veteran wildlife writer Douglas Chadwick, this book presents a thought-provoking argument for saving all the species of our planet.
Description : 3 in 1 Mini Emergency Safety Hammer Auto Car Window Glass Breaker Cutter Rescue Life-Saving Escape Tool Features : Breaker - To break the window: In case of emergency, you can use your car kit to break the window, remove the cap, press the trigger of firing pin against the window until it clicks. Cutter - To cut the seat belt: The safety blade can be used to cut seat belt in case of emergency. Keychain - To carry easily: It can be used for keychain. Car Auto 3 in 1 rescue tool. Mini size design with keychain, small weight easier to carry wherever you go. Multi-tool is made of ABS plastic and metal. Every driver and passenger is necessary. Push the item on the glass, it will jump out of a piece of steel, very powerful magic firing pin, then instant bump breaks glass. Specification : Material: ABS+Metal Color: Random send Size: 7.5cm x 3.3cm x 1.8cm Package includeds : 1 x Rescue Keychain (Send it randomly~) Details pictures :
It's Halloween night when strangers come to Linden Street... and something absolutely vital to Olive goes missing. To what lengths will she go to get it back? Can she trust the strangers? Will she turn to a new and dangerous magic within the paintings of Elsewhere? Or will Olive put her faith in her own worst enemies to save the people and home she loves? The stakes grow higher, the secrets more dangerous, and mystery and magic abound as Olive, the boys, and the magical cats uncover the true nature of the old stone house on Linden Street. A must-read fantasy series for fans of Pseudonymous Bosch, Coraline, and Septimus Heap.
Ted Spencer on finishing the school of magic starts to work as an employee at the Department of Magic in the British Museum. Putting Meryl the Magician’s last will into effect, he and his girlfriend Alice Fortescue set off through the Time Portal into the past, to look for the magic artefacts. The first page of the Magic Book delegates them to the 14th century Scotland.