A Good Night for Ghosts (Magic Tree House Series #42)

A Good Night for Ghosts (Magic Tree House Series #42)

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by Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca
     
 

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Jack and Annie are on their second mission to find—and inspire—artists to bring happiness to millions. After traveling to New Orleans, Jack and Annie come head to head with some real ghosts, as well as discover the world of jazz when they meet a young Louis Armstrong!


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Overview

Jack and Annie are on their second mission to find—and inspire—artists to bring happiness to millions. After traveling to New Orleans, Jack and Annie come head to head with some real ghosts, as well as discover the world of jazz when they meet a young Louis Armstrong!


From the Hardcover edition.

Editorial Reviews

Mary Pope Osborne continued her writing winning streak with this diverting (and educational) Magic Tree House excursion to New Orleans. On their illuminating good will mission, Jack and Annie encounter some major Big Easy presences, including some real ghosts and a young trumpet player named Louis Armstrong! Now in paperback; for ages nine thru 12.

Children's Literature - Carrie Hane Hung
The wind picks up, and with a whirl and twirl the magic tree house settles in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jack and Annie's adventure takes them back to the year 1915 on All Saints' Day. They need to locate young Louis Armstrong or Dipper as he is known to his friends. Jack and Annie's mission is to help Dipper "bring his gifts to the world." Dipper's gift is music. For those who are not familiar with Louis Armstrong, he is known as the "King of Jazz." When Jack and Annie find Dipper, he is going from one job to the next to help his family. He is so busy that his friends, Little Mack, Happy, and Big Nose Sidney, have a difficult time convincing him to perform in the All Saints' Day parade, at Jackson Square, or on the riverboats. Jack and Annie take some drastic measures to guide Armstrong onto his musical path, perhaps even with a little help with some ghosts. Fans of Jack and Annie will probably enjoy this adventure from the "Magic Tree House: A Merlin Mission" series. There is a research guide on ghosts that is a companion to this story. Reviewer: Carrie Hane Hung

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375894640
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
07/28/2009
Series:
Magic Tree House Series , #42
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
111,832
Lexile:
490L (what's this?)
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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Meet the Author

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.


From the Hardcover edition.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Goshen, Connecticut
Date of Birth:
May 20, 1949
Place of Birth:
Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Education:
B.A., University of North Carolina
Website:
http://www.marypopeosborne.com

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