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Magic Tree House Books 21-24 Boxed Set: American History Quartet (Magic Tree House (R)) Paperback – Illustrated, September 23, 2014
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Camelot is in trouble! Jack and Annie must find four different kinds of writing that will help. Their quest leads them to the American Revolution, the American Civil War, the stormy Great Plains, and the great San Francisco earthquake. It’s a difficult and dangerous mission, but Jack and Annie will do anything to save Camelot!
Books in this set include: Civil War on Sunday (#21), Revolutionary War on Wednesday (#22), Twister on Tuesday (#23), and Earthquake in the Early Morning (#24).
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|Travel to more far-away places with Jack and Annie!||Books in this set include: Civil War on Sunday, Revolutionary War on Wednesday, Twister on Tuesday, and Earthquake in the Early||Books in this set include: Stage Fright on a Summer Night, Good Morning, Gorillas, Thanksgiving on Thursday, and High Tide in Hawaii||Books in this Merlin Missions set include: Christmas in Camelot, Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve, Summer of the Sea Serpent, Winter of the Ice Wizard||Merlin Mission Books 1–25 of the #1 New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House series boxed together for the first time ever!||This boxed set is the ultimate gift for any Magic Tree House fan. With a total of twenty-eight adventures, kids will never get tired of traveling the world and completing missions with their new friends Jack and Annie!|
About the Author
SAL MURDOCCA has illustrated over 200 children's trade and textbooks. He currently teaches children's illustration at Parson's School of Design in NYC.
- ASIN : 0385389574
- Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (September 23, 2014)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 96 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9780385389570
- ISBN-13 : 978-0385389570
- Reading age : 6 - 9 years
- Lexile measure : 580L
- Grade level : 1 - 4
- Item Weight : 11.5 ounces
- Dimensions : 5.25 x 1.07 x 7.75 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #6,184 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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I think kids need to learn the horrors of the past for sure, but to a kid who is just barely grasping the concept of death, war and slavery are too much. Perhaps an 8 or 9 year old can read about trench warfare, torn and bloody uniforms and a little boy on the field who looks just like Jack, but the age ranges in the description say ages 6-9.
We bought the set and we'll read them someday, because they are good, but I wish I knew how serious the subject matter would be first.
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There are generally 10 chapters in each book with about 6 pages to read in each chapter. My son currently reads the first page of each, then I read the rest.
There are black and white pictures on roughly every 2nd or 3rd double page.
These book sets are the American (rather than the English) version of the books, but there doesn't seem to be a lot of difference between the two (just the odd English/American word and the fact that the American books are set in Frog Creek woods, Pennsylvania, compared to the English version which is set in Frog Valley woods). Buying the sets (which only come in the American version) can save you a lot of money compared to buying each book individually.
As much as the books are fun fictional stories, the subject matter is factual and educational without children seeing it as such. Each story book does have an accompanying fact book although I can't comment on these as we haven't bought them.
They did run an English version of the books (which are American based) for the first few although eventually they went back to a common series. We're on book 22 now and I believe there's more than 40.
My 4 year old is too young to read them herself, although now she's learning to read at school she does read some of the words. They're probably better suited to 6+ as actual reading material. If like us though you're looking for a good bedtime series to get your teeth into then I can't recommend them enough.