Carnival at Candlelight (Magic Tree House Series #33)

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MERLIN HAS ASKED Jack and Annie to help on another Merlin Mission. This time they head back into history to Venice, Italy. With the help of a research book, a book of magic rhymes, and a set of mysterious instructions from Merlin, the heroes will save the beautiful city from a flood! Here’s another Magic Tree House book that will engage kids with history, magic, and nonstop action from beginning to end.

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Carnival at Candlelight (Magic Tree House Series #33)

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Overview

MERLIN HAS ASKED Jack and Annie to help on another Merlin Mission. This time they head back into history to Venice, Italy. With the help of a research book, a book of magic rhymes, and a set of mysterious instructions from Merlin, the heroes will save the beautiful city from a flood! Here’s another Magic Tree House book that will engage kids with history, magic, and nonstop action from beginning to end.

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While on a mission to prove to Merlin that they can use magic wisely, Jack and Annie travel to seventeenth-century Venice, Italy, to save the city from disaster.

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Jack and Annie's latest Merlin Mission sends them back into history to the flood-threatened city of Venice. With the help of mysterious instructions, a research book, and a packet of magic rhymes, the Magic Tree House adventurers hope to avert a most watery catastrophe.
Children's Literature - Julie Schneggenburger
Jack and Annie travel back in time two hundred and sixty years to Venice, Italy, in this "Magic Tree House" book. Their friends, Teddy and Kathleen, apprentices to Merlin, visited them at the oak tree house with information about this new mission. When Jack and Annie complete four missions, they will be able to make magic on their own. So, it is very important to get this mission done well especially since Venice could be destroyed during carnival time if Jack and Annie don't intervene. The duo was given a book of ten magic rhymes to help them to figure out how to keep Venice and its people safe from an imminent flood. Jack and Annie rely on this research book a lot when looking at canals and riding gondolas. They meet Tiepolo, a famous painter, and come to know the Ruler of the Seas and the Great Lady of the Lagoon. A flying lion, similar to Aslan of Narnia, finally helps Jack and Annie hold back the flood. The carnival continues and Venice is saved.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375830341
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 6/27/2006
  • Series: Magic Tree House Series , #33
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 43,886
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 590L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.34 (w) x 7.65 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Pope Osborne
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.

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    1. Hometown:
      Goshen, Connecticut
    1. Date of Birth:
      May 20, 1949
    2. Place of Birth:
      Fort Sill, Oklahoma
    1. Education:
      B.A., University of North Carolina
    2. Website:

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 1, 2013

    Great!

    I think it is the best bookever!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 12, 2011

    more from this reviewer

    Riding A Lion.

    Oh! What a ride and an adventure with Jack and Annie. Go with them and find the Lady of the Lagoon. Enjoy fireworks and a carnival all in one day along with meeting a painter named Tiepolo and learning about gondolas. Oh! Where is the Adriatic Sea? And why is that important to Jack and Annie¿s travels? For a fantastic time join the Magic Tree House adventure ¿Carnival at Candlelight.¿ *Engrossing reading. *Entertaining leisure time reading.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2007

    Cool!

    It was funny when Jack and Annie were in purple and pink clothes.I wonder in Venice the real people there really beleives in Neptune.When you read these you will think you are with them.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2006

    The Magic of Mary Pope Osborne... I am a Book Loons reviewer...

    Mission: to save the Grand Lady of the Lagoon. Place: Venice Italy. When: 260 years back in time on the night of 'Carnival'. Jack and Annie of Frog Creek are off again on a new mission in the Merlin Series #33. Odds of surviving a dungeon: Fair to Good... i.e., if the 'book of magic' has something to help them, and Merlin's apprentices Kathleen and Teddy, too. Mary Pope Osborne never fails to create magic in her stories, with backgrounds of historical places, and supporting the suspense that follows Annie and Jack as they follow the instructions in a letter from Merlin -- '...When waters rise beneath the moon,/Visit the Grand Lady of the Lagoon.' The heroes meet grouchy guards, a son of a famous painter, climb the Giants' Stairs, fly the sky on a Golden Lion, and meet Neptune. Osborne visited Venice and of the city she writes: '...no photographs can truly do Venice justice. No notes or diagrams can truly capture her. Venice lives best in memory, stirring the deep waters of the imagination.'

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 3, 2013

    it is a great book.

    You or a asume one of a people

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2013

    Great book

    That was a great book

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2013

    It was poorly though of

    I think that if you had made the sample longer it would have been more appelling I don't think thart I will read this sample again bexause it was poorly put together by barns and noble Sorry

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2012

    Awesome

    Love it

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 21, 2011

    Mary Pope is a master at her craft.

    She has my adventuresome boy learning about art, history, talents, manners, all while joining in Jack and Annie's journey. He loves all of the Magic Tree House books!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 24, 2010

    Learn a lot about Thanksgiving

    My children ages 3 and 5 liked this book. They heard a lot about Thanksgiving in school and this was a nice read for at home. The story easy to follow even for the youngest.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 1, 2009

    my daughter loves the series!

    we are now completing our collection of the series. They are educational.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2008

    A Grand Adventure

    Jack and Annie set out on a Merlin Mission in Carnival at Candlelight. Set in 17th century Venice, Italy, this story is filled with mystery, history, and magic as the children try to save the Grand Lady of the Lagoon. Once again, this book, just like the other books in the series, captured my interest and held it for the entire story. I was intrigued with the story line as with the characters, especially Jack and Annie's new friends, Teddy and Kathleen. I recommend this book to any Magic Tree House fan, as to those who have not been introduced to this series yet. Children are fascinated with this series and this book is an example of why.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2007

    Travel to Venice through the eyes of a child

    Carnival at Candlelight is another wonderful story in the Magic Treehouse series. This time the children travel to 1700's Venice, Italy on a life saving adventure. I enjoyed this book because it requires the story teller and the reader to use their imagination. The reader also learns lessons in geography, history, and art which only adds to its value. I would recommend this book to any child looking for an adventure and a chance to learn at the same time!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2007

    A reviewer

    MYreveiw is that Jack Annie go on a Merlin misson.Their misson will have repuire great patience and a bit of magic.THE Grand Lady at the Lagoon is danger but the only one that could save her was the Ruler of the Seas.If you want to know more read the book.I recomend the book is outstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2005

    It was the best book I ever read.I could't get my eys from reading it

    That book was the best book I ever read.It was so good I could't keep my eyes from reading it.I am going to start reading Summer of the Sea Serpentand I'm hoping it will be as good or even better!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2005

    Great!

    My 7 year old son read it in 3 hrs...he absolutely loved it...he's a fan of all the 'magic tree house series'

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2005

    Candlelight Good Book!!

    This was a great book. I mean, I read all your her Magic Tree House Series books but this one is the greatest one that I like of all.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2014

    To below and all

    I love the magic tree house series! To below: O.o

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