Dark Day in the Deep Sea (Magic Tree House Series #39) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Dark Day in the Deep Sea (Magic Tree House Series #39) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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by Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca
     
 

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Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania, know they have to find one of the four secrets of happiness to help save Merlin the magician. But when the magic tree house whisks them off to a misty island in the middle of nowhere, they wonder how they will find anything. As the fog lifts, they see a huge three-masted ship–could it be a pirate ship?

When a small

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Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania, know they have to find one of the four secrets of happiness to help save Merlin the magician. But when the magic tree house whisks them off to a misty island in the middle of nowhere, they wonder how they will find anything. As the fog lifts, they see a huge three-masted ship–could it be a pirate ship?

When a small rowboat makes its way to shore, the three men inside don’t look like pirates at all. The ship turns out to be the world’s first floating science laboratory, filled with sailors and scientists. Instead of hunting for treasure, the ship’s crew is searching for undiscovered sea creatures–and for the giant sea monster that seems to be following them!

Mary Pope Osborne takes young listeners on a stormy and thrilling ocean adventure packed with history, mystery, and magic.

Editorial Reviews

To save Merlin, Jack and Annie know that they must continue their search for the secrets of true happiness. What they don't understand is how being transported to a tiny desert island in the remotest part of the ocean will help them on their quest. A surprising series of adventures, however, propels them toward a solution -- and a sea monster! Another delightful teaching tool by master of the craft Mary Pope Osborne.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780606017787
Publisher:
Demco Media
Publication date:
04/28/2009
Series:
Magic Tree House Series , #39
Edition description:
THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages:
106
Sales rank:
319,115
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

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Mary Pope Osborne is the author of all the Magic Tree House books.

Sal Murdocca has illustrated over 200 children’s trade and text books.

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Dark Day in the Deep Sea (Magic Tree House Series #39) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 90 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The most recent addition to the series, "Magic Tree House" is a book called, Dark Day in the Deep Sea (2008). Jack and Annie are at it again with another adventure to tell. In this 39th book of the series, author Mary Pope Osborne takes the reader on an exciting adventure to the South Pacific in the 1870's. The two siblings stumble upon the crew of the HMS Challenger and take part in their deep sea exploration. The two main characters meet scientist Henry Moseley and Professor Charles Wyville Thomson who while aboard the Challenger from 1872 and 1876, sailed around the world finding multiple species of sea life for the first time. While aboard the ship, Jack and Annie face fierce storms and giant octopi (as beautifully illustrated on the cover) and they begin to question whether or not they will make it home again to share their new secret of happiness. You'll have the read the book to find out! As a teacher, I would highly recommend this or any other book from "Magic Tree House" series. The characters are compelling and the author makes you feel like you are right in the middle of the action. There are many, many, many teachable moments that can be found within this book! One fascinating fact for this book in particular is that students can learn that just a little over one hundred years ago, scientists did not have near the ideas that they have now. The students have the potential to see how discoveries are made, and how the knowledge that we possess now was developed. Each book gives the reader insight to historical facts and geographical locations. These books provided perfect opportunities for interdisciplinary units and with over 40 books to choose from, the author has basically covered any topic this reading level would study. I think this book and this series are excellent and any middle elementary teacher would benefit from using these books as learning tools.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My little brother loves it. He usually doesn't read books but he was so interested in it he did not want to go to bed! When I was little like him I loved these books. Jack and Annie ( the kids in the books) go on all these adventures. It's really good for a kids imagination. I sometimes read them and there usually for my brothers age ( 7 ). If you have a child, brother or sister that has a big imagination and loves to get in action then this is the book for him or her. Actually there's a series of these books! You could get them all and your child's or sibling's imagination will be a blast!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hi,I'm Audrey.I love it.Its my secont faverit book. GET THES BOOK!!!!!! YOU WOUNT REGRAT IT.
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I really ike this book
Alexis Greves More than 1 year ago
i cant wait to reead this one even tho im a little too old for it
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GREAT
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This book is great.
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I wish it was a lend-me!
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