Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, No. 1)
Jack and Annie's very first fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!Where did the tree house come from?Before Jack and Annie can find out, the mysterious tree house whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure out how to get home. Can they do... show more
Jack and Annie's very first fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!Where did the tree house come from?Before Jack and Annie can find out, the mysterious tree house whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure out how to get home. Can they do it before dark . . . or will they become a dinosaur's dinner?Visit the Magic Tree House website!MagicTreeHouse.com
Publish date: 1992-07-28
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 80
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Time Travel
, Chapter Books
Grade level Equivalent: 2.6 Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne in the Magic tree house series, is a great introduction to chapter books for young readers. The adventure Jack encounters with his kid sister, Annie, takes the students imagination on a fun filled quest that promises to keep any ...
Dinosaurs Before Dark is the first book in the wildly popular (and still ongoing!)Magic Tree House series. Though I don't quite count it among my favorites, it had a huge presence in my early childhood and impact on my formative years. I cannot possibly recommend this series enough to young readers....
The spark has been lit! I have been reading to my son (7) since forever, and we read many many books TOGETHER. Even so, this is the first book he has been excited to read ON HIS OWN without any prompting from me. He actually read most of the book in one day, and is excited to start the next one. Not...
Great introduction to chapter books for children. The story is predictable, but exciting. The illustrations are gorgeous and provide vivid, accurate depictions of the descriptions of the various dinosaurs.The characters are believable and relateable, if rather cliched. I actually read books 30 an...
I have been challenged by a couple of students to read all of the Magic Tree House books. I do like the ease in which the books are written. Osborne provides data to the reader while entertaining them. Very light but informative. One down, 40+ to go!
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