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Night of the Ninjas – 5

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Night of the Ninjas – By Mary Pope Osborne – This book has Jack and Annie on an adventure in the dark of night. They are captured by two ninjas. The ninjas take them to the ninja master. The ninja master gives Jack and Annie three things that will help them get back to their tree house safely. 1.Use nature. 2. Be nature. 3. Follow nature. By doing these three things Jack an Annie make it back to their tree house and are given a moonstone that is one of the four things they need to find in order to help Morgan.

Pirates Past Noon – 4

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Pirates Past Noon– By Mary Pope Osborne – Once again Jack and Annie want to go on an adventure. What they really want to figure out is who this mysterious “M” person is that lost the bookmark and medallion. It is cold and rainy outside the magic tree house, so Annie wishes to go inside a book that is at the beach. Once at the beach Anne sees a pirate ship approaching the shore. In his hurry to get away Jack leaves the book. The pirates capture him while he is trying to retrieve the book. The pirates want the gold they think the children have. Captain Bones makes Jack read the map, but it doesn’t make any sense. The map says the treasure is buried under the eye of the whale. Captain Bones decides to take Jack an Annie back out into the ocean aboard the ship. While inside the ship Jack discovers that the island is shaped like a whale. Captain Bones is glad to take Jack and Annie back to the island. Captain Bones makes his men dig for the treasure. A parrot starts squawking about turning back because of the storm. The pirates run back to their row boat leaving Jack and Annie to climb back up into the magic tree house. The parrot somehow came back with them. The parrot turns into Morgan the enchantress. She is King Arthur’s sister. She is also a librarian. So Jack and Annie learned who the mysterious “M” person.

Mummies in the Morning – 3

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Mummies in the Morning– By Mary Pope Osborne – Jack and Annie think they hear voices a the magic tree house. Jack sees a book about ancient Egypt that he wants to go visit. Once inside the Egyptian picture Annie decides to follow this cat she sees. They go into a tomb. The mummy or something keeps making noises. Jack and Annie decide that the mummy wants their help in solving a mystery. Once the mystery is solved Jack and Annie follow the same cat back out of the tomb, and they head back home.

The Knight at Dawn – 2

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

The Knight at Dawn – By Mary Pope Osborne – This is going to be a great series. Jack and Annie snuck out early in the morning to go see if the magic person was in the magic tree house. No one was there, but the two went on another quick adventure. Annie wanted to go to the castle. So she pointed to the picture and made the wish. Once at the castle Jack and Annie saw a knight in shiny armor going over the draw bridge. Annie quickly followed the knight into the castle> by looking through the book Jack was able to help find a way to sneak back out of the castle without being seen. The only problem was the secret exit was out into the moat. So Jack and Annie swam to shore. The knight put both Jack and Annie on his horse and took them back to the magic tree house.

Dinosaurs Before Dark – 1

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Dinosaurs Before Dark – By Mary Pope Osbourne – This was a cute little book. Brother and Sister discover a tree house in the woods near their house. Jack and Annie decide to go up and have a look inside. The two are looking through some books. Jack wishes that he could see a real life Pteranodon. After this wish Jack and Annie find themselves back in prehistoric times with the dinosaurs. After escaping from the Tyrannosaurus Rex they climb back up to the tree house and wish that they were at home.