Dogs in the Dead of Night (Magic Tree House Merlin Mission Series #18)

Dogs in the Dead of Night (Magic Tree House Merlin Mission Series #18)

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Dogs in the Dead of Night (Magic Tree House Merlin Mission Series #18) by Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system!

Beware of avalanches! When the magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie back in time to the highest pass in the Swiss Alps, they discover an ancient monastery filled with monks and Saint Bernard dogs. Annie can’t resist offering to train a wild young dog named Barry, but he is quite the handful! Before the night is over, Jack and Annie will be forced to use some crazy magic!

Formerly numbered as Magic Tree House #46, the title of this book is now Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #18: Dogs in the Dead of Night.

Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid?

Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books
Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader
Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure
Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures

Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com! 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375867965
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 05/28/2013
Series: Magic Tree House Merlin Mission Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 88,104
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 530L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About 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 Parsons School of Design. Sal lives and works in New York with his wife, Nancy.

Hometown:

Goshen, Connecticut

Date of Birth:

May 20, 1949

Place of Birth:

Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Education:

B.A., University of North Carolina

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Dogs in the Dead of Night 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 83 reviews.
Balina More than 1 year ago
That was great and hard to put down.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of my favorites in the series. Informational, inspiring, playful!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I used to love these books. They are perfect for 2nd graders. Mary Pope Osborne combines mystery and action perfectly.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am a big fan of the magic tree house books they are my favorite.
HomeSchoolBookReview More than 1 year ago
Jack and Annie must go on another Merlin Mission. Penny, the abandoned penguin which they saved on a previous mission and gave to Merlin as a present, has accidentally been turned into a stone statue by their young sorcerer friend Teddy, and they need to find four things to break the spell. They have just returned from finding the first one, an emerald rose from Mogul India. Now they must find a white and yellow flower and live its meaning for an hour. But the Magic Tree House takes them to the Swiss Alps around 1800 in the middle of winter. It’s freezing cold outside, and the ground is covered with snow. How will they find a flower in those conditions? And what will happen when they are caught in an avalanche? There is a lot of interesting information woven into this story. Budding botanists will be pleased to know that Laurent Murith, abbot at the Monastery of St. Bernard in 1800, was a great naturalist who collected many specimens of flowers for the monastery library. Students of history will enjoy travelling with First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte from France through the Alps to Italy with 60,000 soldiers in 1800. And, of course, dog lovers will delight in getting to know the first Barry, the St. Bernard dog who saved more than forty lives between 1800 and 1812. The only somewhat negative note is that Jack and Annie use a lot of common euphemisms, such as “gee” and “heck.” Our boys long ago outgrew the reading level of these books, but my wife has continued to purchase each one as it comes out because she likes to read them. And I guess that I do too.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed it because i really love dogs.plus i just love magic treehouse books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you like magic tree house then you will like this book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
i love magic tree house my favrite part is when a bad man cast a spell on jack and annie that turnd them dogs for a month
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Asome
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mary Pope Osbourne you do great. I espeicially like this book because it includes dogs. Your fan, Marquita ( Keke )
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
That is a book i love the dog...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its so intresting! Great for dog lovers and kids that like to explore! ~middleschoolgirlthatlovesmagictreehouse
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Oh do you like dogs to?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I can't stop reading these books till I finish!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you don't have anything nice to say about a book don't say anything at all !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Magic tree house books are AWSOME
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hero
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I want this book to have100000000 stars!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Why did i write this?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have the dog diarie book about Barry! The dog diarie version was kind of sad but I love Barry. Did you know that the real Barry is stuffed and in a musam? Hes over 100 years old!!! ~Forever76247~
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hfjgh
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It's good so far. I think someone else should read it even though it's a second grade book it is the only thing I have on my nook
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its ok
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is Bens (my) favrote chapter!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I hate all books in this series. THIS IS BABBIESH? THIS IS A DONT-READ? IT IS FOR BABYS
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is one of the best books i ever read. I love magic tree house books.