Mummies in the Morning (Magic Tree House Series #3)

Mummies in the Morning (Magic Tree House Series #3)

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by Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca
     
 

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Jack and Annie find themselves whisked away to ancient Egypt, where they come face to face with a dead queen—and her 1,000-year-old mummy! "This will be welcomed by beginning readers making the transition to chapter books."—Booklist.    See more details below

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Jack and Annie find themselves whisked away to ancient Egypt, where they come face to face with a dead queen—and her 1,000-year-old mummy! "This will be welcomed by beginning readers making the transition to chapter books."—Booklist.  

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"This will be welcomed by beginning readers making the transition to chapter books."—Booklist.  

Kay Weisman
In this sequel to "Dinosaurs before Dark" (1992) and "The Knight at Dawn" (1993), Jack and Annie return to the mysterious, book-filled tree house that transports them through time and space. For this adventure, they select a story on Ancient Egypt and travel back to the pyramid of Queen Hutepi, who needs help finding her copy of the Book of the Dead for a journey through the underworld. This story, like most series books, is heavy on suspense and light on character development, but is distinguished by the intriguing details of Ancient Egyptian life and burial customs. Even the overused theme of reading allowing one to travel anywhere works well here. Some foreshadowing (clues about the mysterious owner of the tree house, who leaves souvenirs marked with the letter "M") and a hint about the pair's next destination add to the appeal. Illustrated with frequent black-and-white drawings, this will be welcomed by beginning readers making the transition to chapter books.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679924241
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Series:
Magic Tree House Series, #3
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.21(w) x 7.89(h) x 0.49(d)
Lexile:
230L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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Meet the Author

*  Mary Pope Osborne grew up in the military, and by the time she was fifteen had lived in Oklahoma, Austria, Florida and four different army posts in Virginia and North Carolina.

* After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the early 1970's, Mary traveled all over Europe, and spent the first six weeks of her trip living in a cave on the island of Crete.  She then joined up with a group of European young people and traveled in rickety vans through sixteen Asian countries, including Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Nepal.

* She was a bartender, an acting teacher, a waitress, a travel agent, a window dresser, and a medical assistant — all before becoming an author!  Now she is the author of many highly acclaimed picture books, early chapter books, middle-grade biographies, and young adult novels.

* In February 1993, Mary was elected the 27th president of the Author's Guild, the oldest, most established organization for writers in the United States.

* Mary her husband Will spilt their time between an apartment in Greenwich Village, New York and a cabin in Pennsylvania.  They own a terrier named Bailey, who sleeps on the top of Mary's desk every day while she writes!  

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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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Mummies in the Morning (Magic Tree House Series #3) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 131 reviews.
Nurse_Libby More than 1 year ago
My son is 7 and he loves these books. keeps him reading for hours
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Magic tree house books changed my childs life
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love it i think any kid would enjoy this type of book"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is awsome!!!!!!!!!!! It was one of the books that encouraged me to study egypt and it's history.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I liked the book because it has a staff in it and I like the hieroglyphs. I know what they mean. You can learn what the hieroglyphs mean too when you read Mummies in the Morning.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;) :/
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A good adventure for them nice
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Now I know that there was a mummy in this. I love this book I am going to read the next book. - -
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love it
Suleida Arias More than 1 year ago
The magic tree house is so awsome and i will soon have a collection on this nook
Guest More than 1 year ago
I like this book because it has secret passeges.I like this book because it was the first Magic Tree House book I read.My favorite character was Annie because she is a girl she likes to bother her brother.I like her because she is silly.
Anonymous 12 months ago
Isnt there another one about mummies? Or is this the sme one?
JaneM2 More than 1 year ago
One of my daughters and I have been working our way through the series. We started with the first book. We'll take turns reading a page. My daughter likes to keep reading. She doesn't want to stop. These books are well written for young children learning to read. They have plots appropriate for young children. In "Mummies in the Morning" the heroes, Jack and Annie, travel back to the time of pyramids. They have an adventure where they help the ghost of a dead princess. Like all the books in the series, Jack uses a book to help them out of problems. (I wonder if the author is trying to send the message to children that books have answers to problems.) Like the other Magic Tree house books, this book moves along fairly quickly, interesting things happen, and children learn a bit about ancient Egypt. If you have young children, this is a good book to read to them, or read with them.
deehp13 More than 1 year ago
The cover and illustrations in this book are fitting for the story being told. The characters keep a young reader engaged in the story. This book is thrilling and great for a 1st grader to improve their reading skills.
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This is acually better than i expected it to be
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Its good book
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