Soccer on Sunday (Magic Tree House Series #52)

Soccer on Sunday (Magic Tree House Series #52)

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by Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca
     
 

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Next stop for the New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House series? The World Cup in Mexico City!
 
Goal! Jack and Annie have tickets to one of the most exciting soccer games ever—the 1970 World Cup! They are sure the famous soccer player Pelé will tell them a “secret of greatness.” The game is nonstop

Overview

Next stop for the New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House series? The World Cup in Mexico City!
 
Goal! Jack and Annie have tickets to one of the most exciting soccer games ever—the 1970 World Cup! They are sure the famous soccer player Pelé will tell them a “secret of greatness.” The game is nonstop action and the stands are packed. But how will they find Pelé in a crowd of 100,000 soccer fans? Have they failed their mission? Or will the answer come when they least expect it?
 
Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House® website at MagicTreeHouse.com.


From the Hardcover edition.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Phyllis Kennemer
Jack and Annie are excited about their upcoming time-travel adventure, so when they see the symbolic streak of light, they run to the tree house. They spot a pamphlet for the 1970 World Cup event in Mexico with two tickets inside. The tree house lands across the street from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and they discover they have two hours to reach the Aztec Stadium about ten miles away. They board the metro train, but are confused until a Mexican boy hears them and announces that he, too, is going the World Cup game. When they arrive, Jack gives his front row ticket to Roberto and climbs to Roberto’s seat which is so high that he cannot see the game or the great Pele. On the way back to the Embassy, they stop to play an impromptu game of street soccer and discover the fourth word in their search for the secret of greatness—Enthusiasm. Book #52 in this popular series does not disappoint. As with the others, it offers a good story filled with action and a sense of participating in an historical event. Part of the “Magic Tree House” series. Reviewer: Phyllis Kennemer, Ph.D.; Ages 5 to 8.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307980557
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
05/27/2014
Series:
Magic Tree House Series , #52
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
89,614
Lexile:
570L (what's this?)
File size:
6 MB
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

MARY POPE OSBORNE is the author of the New York Times number one bestselling Magic Tree House series as well as co-author of the Magic Tree House Fact Tracker series, along with her husband, Will, and her sister, Natalie Pope Boyce.
 
SAL MURDOCCA has illustrated over 200 children’s books and textbooks. He teaches children’s illustration at Parsons School of Design in New York City.
 
For more information, visit the Magic Tree House® website at MagicTreeHouse.com!


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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Soccer on Sunday (Magic Tree House Series #52) 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 30 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book hope i get all of them
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HomeSchoolBookReview More than 1 year ago
What is the next stop for Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, PA? Merlin the Magician sends them tickets to one of the most exciting soccer games ever—the 1970 World Cup in Mexico City. Their mission is to learn a “secret of greatness” from the famous soccer player Pelé. But will they make it to Aztec Stadium in time? If they do, can they find Pelé in a crowd of 100,000 soccer fans? What is Pele’s secret? And how will the answer come? The “Magic Tree House” books are a mixed bag, but they generally include some interesting historical and/or scientific material for young people. There are some who reject any references to “magic” in children’s literature, and they would likely want to avoid the series. However, for those who are willing to accept the fictional element of magic, Soccer on Sunday will certainly appeal to beginning readers who like soccer. Jack uses the euphemistic “heck” once, but there is not much else that is objectionable, and some geographical information about Mexico City is included. The next Magic Tree House book (#53) is Shadow of the Shark.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sls
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was an awsome book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book, bad reveiws ( just saying!) :/
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Aaaahhhhhhh good stories!???????????????????????????????
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Nice
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is great.my segestions YOU SHOULD READ THIS BOOK
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Kids love "The Magic Treehouse" because its educational and fun to read.
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I bought this book and all of the pages are compltly empty
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Wooow
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You are mean Jack would never ever do that to Annie love Rose
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Jack looked at the flyer that had blown into the tree house. ADULT SUPERSTORE it read. He shoved annie out of the tree house and said F\/CK YOU BLTCH! and then he said i wish i could go there. He conveniently ended up past the bouncer. He picked up five hundred books and dvds. I wish i could go there he said. The wind spun faster and faster. Then evrrything was still.aboslutley still. Jacks parents split up soon afterward and jack dropped out of school to stare at p0rn
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Iol
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Havent read but good
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