Stallion by Starlight (Magic Tree House Series #49) [NOOK Book]

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If kids get hooked on Magic Tree House, they're hooked on reading! This is one series that kids, teachers, librarians, and parents all agree on. A perfect blend of magic, adventure, history, science, danger, and cuteness—the topics range from kid pleasers (pirates, the Titanic, pandas) to curriculum perfect (rain forest, American Revolution, Abraham Lincoln) to seasonal shoe-ins (Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving). Magic Tree House #49 features Jack and Annie heading back to ancient Greece and an adventure with ...
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Stallion by Starlight (Magic Tree House Series #49)

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Overview

If kids get hooked on Magic Tree House, they're hooked on reading! This is one series that kids, teachers, librarians, and parents all agree on. A perfect blend of magic, adventure, history, science, danger, and cuteness—the topics range from kid pleasers (pirates, the Titanic, pandas) to curriculum perfect (rain forest, American Revolution, Abraham Lincoln) to seasonal shoe-ins (Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving). Magic Tree House #49 features Jack and Annie heading back to ancient Greece and an adventure with Alexander the Great when he was a child and his famous stallion: Bucephalus.
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In their latest adventure, youthful time-travelers Jack and Annie board the Magic Tree House for a trip to ancient Greece where they will encounter the boy who will become the world conquering Alexander the Great and his illustrious stallion Bucephalus. The latest number of one of the most parent, teacher, and kid-endorsed series.

Children's Literature - Shelli Horabik
Jack and Annie, the popular and great detectives who go back in time, are seeking to unlock the secret of greatness for Merlin the Magician. On their adventure, they meet Alexander the Great, who appears to be exactly the opposite of “Great!” This work of fiction takes historical facts and puts a twist on them. It takes magic, a horse, and bravery to complete this mission. Mary Pope Osborne does a great job of crafting a captivating and fun adventure with excitement and suspense in this welcome addition to the “Magic Tree House” series. Sal Murdocca’s pencil drawings capture the words vividly. Her attention to detail draws a clear picture of the story. Young readers are sure to enjoy this book from start to finish. Reviewer: Shelli Horabik; Ages 8 to 12.
Children's Literature - Shelli Horabik
Jack and Annie, the popular and great detectives who go back in time, are seeking to unlock the secret of greatness for Merlin the Magician. On their adventure, they meet Alexander the Great, who appears to be exactly the opposite of “Great!” This work of fiction takes historical facts and puts a twist on them. It takes magic, a horse, and bravery to complete this mission. Mary Pope Osborne does a great job of crafting a captivating and fun adventure with excitement and suspense in this welcome addition to the “Magic Tree House” series. Sal Murdocca’s pencil drawings capture the words vividly. Her attention to detail draws a clear picture of the story. Young readers are sure to enjoy this book from start to finish. Reviewer: Shelli Horabik; Ages 8 to 12.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307980434
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 3/26/2013
  • Series: Magic Tree House Series , #49
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 51,844
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 500L (what's this?)
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Mary Pope Osborne
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 over 200 children's trade and textbooks. 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.
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    1. Hometown:
      Goshen, Connecticut
    1. Date of Birth:
      May 20, 1949
    2. Place of Birth:
      Fort Sill, Oklahoma
    1. Education:
      B.A., University of North Carolina
    2. Website:

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2012

    Im a big fan

    Ive been reading these books since kindergarden/first grade and im a loyal fan toward these books. Now im in fifth grade and im still enjoying them. I reccamend theese books to kids eight to twelve but younger kids could read them if they want though. Please read these books because they are short( each book about l20 pages long) and good to read on short car rides. They tell alot about what has happened in the past all around the world and not just usa! Highly reccamended!!!!

    35 out of 39 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2013

    I love Magic Treehouse!

    I love Magic Treehouse books, because they have adventure and excitement! Also, history, mystery, and magic! What kid doesn't like any of those things? I am going into sixth grade this year and I am still a fan. Of course I have other books to read that I like better, BUT it doesn't mean I cannot read them. I haven't read any of the books after the Cobra one. That is beacause I check them out in my library, so if we don't have a new book, we must live with it. I am hoping that we will have new Magic Treehouse books when I get back to school. I would recommend this book series to anyone ranging from 1st grade 'till about 3rd grade. I started reasing them in 2nd grade and have read them over and over. I do not have a favorite but if i had to pick my top three it would be:
    1. Tonight on the Titanic
    2. Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve
    3. Dark Day in the Deep Blue Sea
    Those are the ones you can almost always see me checking out at school. Well, if you are a NEW reader to the series or an old reader, you should read the books. It is a fantastic series that lots of people enjoy, young AND old. I love the series and I really think you should get the book.

    (P.S) And if you happen to be someone saying you didn't like the book? Please be thoughtful when you write your comments or reviews. I can understand if you got the book, like the series but just didn't like THIS book and are just stating your opinion. But to those of you who are calling people and the author stupid, watch it. You could really hurt someone's feelings and get them to stop reading a great series. Please be more considerate when writing your reviews. Thank-you! Please take what I wrote into consideration.

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2013

    Makayla

    Sample only gives you two pages to read so do not click sample

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2013

    Now this was an awesome book my son just adored it! He loves al

    Now this was an awesome book my son just adored it! He loves all the Magic Tree House books! A bit expensive though.

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2013

    Instructions

    1. Get the FREE sample first and read it to see if you like it
    2. If you like the free sample and wanna read more, than buy the book
    3. And... Just ENJOY the book!!!!!!!

    Hope you like the book, oh and if you never read magic tree house before and this is you FIRST time, you should get the very FIRST magic and follow the instructions

    ENJOY THE BOOK AND USE YOUR IMAGINATION AND CREATIVITY
    ( P.S. im only 8 and im trying to be mature so i dont know if i spelled IMAGINATION right.)

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2013

    Great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Magic tree house is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
    Awesome

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2013

    Great Read!

    We had taken our 10 year-old granddaughter on a trip and so that she would have something to keep her busy in the car besides movies, I set her up with her own profile on my NOOK HD. Including this book and other games and books, STALLION BY STARLIGHT, is her favorite.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2013

    Magic tree house

    The magic tree house series has done it again i love to read these books and so will you

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2013

    Anounymous

    I CANT WAIT TILL THE NEXT BOOK COMES OUT!!!GET THIS BOOK!!!

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 12, 2013

    Great

    This book is awesome one of the reasons i am reading this os because on webkinz they are talking about it and so i thought i might read it and i am so glad i decided to read it it is a great book if you love magic tree house bookyoull lovthises

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2013

    Read now

    One word: EPIC

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2013

    I love magic tree house right now i am reading stallion by starlight.

    I love magic tree house

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2013

    Magic Tree House

    I love Magic Tree House, when I was 6 I read all the ones that were out & caught up to the author. I got 46 of them, regular paper form B&N & the others on Nook. I am going into Sixth Grade (homeschool) & still obssessed with this sieres. It is educational & fun. I also reccomend Junie B., its not educational, but it is fun. This encourages kids to read. I have always loved reading, anyway, but this makes me read even more!
    I reccomend all parents get this for there kids.

    MorganHorseRiderAnimalLover0296

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2013

    Lael

    Best book ever!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 30, 2013

    Stallion love

    I LOVE stallions SO much !!!!!!!! If my mom gets me this book I will read it in about an hour !

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2013

    good

    good

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2014

    AVSGOOD

    Brilliant even a teen would read it daring quests and adventure : )

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2013

    READ ME

    Hey im starting a competition whoever posts the best song wins.put your name song the band and your fave lyrics. Ill have the winner up by six pm on the thirteenth. Post the info on plt res six.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2013

    Dear i love magic tree house.

    You just went craZy with all of the words. You make a very goood big fat point in my opinion. You really know what you are saying. And just a shout out to all the dirty and gay people who own nooks please and I mean please do not post any thing that is dirty rasisist or gay. I know I am only 8 but I can stand up tall and look all of you abusers in the face and slap you all silly because dr martin luther king jr is my great great great great grand father and just like im I have a dream that one day this worldwill not be filled with all of the haters and lesbians and the offensive people we have today. That one day we will be able to leave our our doors to our houses open not being afriad someone will rob it. In fact rob gay lesbian or any other word this world was not meant to have will not even exist anymore. The world will be without war and peace will rien for ever there will be peace harmony love no crime robing lesbians or any thing a good person and a person that belives in God almighty the king of kings and lord of lords aur head and tail our begining and our end would go against. HALIELIUIA. Love the lord. The lord is my sheaperd. Yes Jhova. Please come into my life lord. I love you I need you lord. I love you God yes lord. Yes lord. Yes lord. Yeslord. If you dont want my personal body gaurds hunting you down I woul adbise you would listen to me. Thank you ;-) :-) :-D l-0. Sorry I am pretty tired. But I am just saying listen to me listen listen. LISTEN :-(!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"""!

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 11, 2013

    Asome

    It is so cool plus i can injoy reading.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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