Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #5: Rain Forests: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #6: Afternoon on the Amazon by Mary Pope Osborne, Will Osborne |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #5: Rain Forests: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #6: Afternoon on the Amazon

Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #5: Rain Forests: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #6: Afternoon on the Amazon

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by Mary Pope Osborne, Will Osborne
     
 

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Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #5: Afternoon on the Amazon, they had lots of questions. How much rain falls in a rain forest? What is the world's heaviest insect? What the heck is a sausage tree? Why is it important to preserve the world's rain forests?

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Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #5: Afternoon on the Amazon, they had lots of questions. How much rain falls in a rain forest? What is the world's heaviest insect? What the heck is a sausage tree? Why is it important to preserve the world's rain forests? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

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.

Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House website at MagicTreeHouse.com!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375813559
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
09/25/2001
Series:
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker Series, #5
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
51,075
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 7.67(h) x 0.28(d)
Lexile:
730L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

WILL OSBORNE and MARY POPE OSBORNE have been married for a number of years and live in northwestern Connecticut with their three dogs, Joey, Mr. Bezo, and Little Bear.
 
Mary is the author of over one hundred books for children, including novels, picture books, biographies, and retellings of fairy tales and world mythologies. Will has worked for many years in the theater as an actor, director, and playwright. Together he and Mary have coauthored two books of Greek mythology and eight Magic Tree House® Fact Trackers. Will has also written a multimedia planetarium show, Magic Tree House Space Mission, and is cocreator with Randy Courts of Magic Tree House: The Musical, a full-scale Broadway-style family musical based on Christmas in Camelot.
 
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.

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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