|:||Osborne, Mary Pope|
|Publish Date:||Aug 2005|
|Number of Pages:||300|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.36|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 6.25 x 1.25|
Mary Pope Osborne grew up in a military family, and by the time she was 15 she had lived in Oklahoma, Austria, Florida, and four different army posts in Virginia and North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she majored in religion. After graduation, she traveled around Europe and Asia. Before becoming an author, she worked as a window dresser, a medical assistant, a Russian travel consultant, a waitress, an acting teacher, a bartender, and an assistant editor for a children's magazine.
She is the author of the popular Magic Tree House series. Her husband, actor Will Osborne, helps her write the nonfiction companion series, Magic Tree House Research Guides. Many of her books have been named to best-books lists. In February 1993, she was elected the 27th president of the Author's Guild.
BOOK #17: TONIGHT ON THE TITANIC: Jack and Annie are whisked away to the decks of the Titanic, where they must help two children find their way to a lifeboat - and are in danger of becoming victims of that tragic night themselves.
BOOK #18: BUFFALO BEFORE BREAKFAST: Jack and Annie travel to the Old West, where they roam the Great Plains with a Lakota boy.
BOOK #19: TIGERS AT TWILIGHT: While in India, Jack and Annie have adventures involving a tiger and other endangered jungle animals.
BOOK #20: DINGOES AT DINNERTIME: Jack and Annie are whisked Down Under to the land of Australia, where they save several animals from a raging wildfire.
BOOK #21: CIVIL WAR ON SUNDAY: Jack and Annie are transported to the time of the Civil War, where they meet Clara Barton.
BOOK #22: REVOLUTIONARY WAR ON WEDNESDAY: Jack and Annie travel back to the time of the American Revolution and help Gen. George Washington during his famous crossing of the Delaware River.
BOOK #23: TWISTER ON TUESDAY: Jack and Annie travel back to the Kansas prairie and gain an understanding of how hard life was for pioneers when they experience the terror of a tornado.
BOOK #24: EARTHQUAKE IN THE EARLY MORNING: The Magic Tree House takes Jack and Annie to San Francisco in 1906, in time for them to experience one of the biggest earthquakes the United States had ever known.
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