Magic Tree House #35 - A Merlin Mission: Night of the New Magicians

by Mary Pope Osborne

Hardcover, 2006

Status

Available

Local notes

Fic Osb

Collection

Publication

Random House (2006), Edition: 1st Printing, Hardcover, 128 pages

Description

Jack and Annie visit the Paris World's Fair of 1889 in an effort to protect four scientific pioneers from an evil sorcerer.

Original publication date

2006-03-14

Physical description

128 p.; 8.28 inches

ISBN

0375830359 / 9780375830358

Barcode

1960

User reviews

LibraryThing member skeeterbo
I didn't like it because it didn't have that much action. It was a little bit cool because they were so hyped up about their friend that they thought was a bad guy.
LibraryThing member alliek710
A great chapter book that any school classroom needs.
LibraryThing member didaly
Jack and Annie get to dress the part in Paris during the World's Fair of 1889 and participate in the fates of four great inventors. It is one of the Merlin Missions - the somewhat longer books in this series in which Merlin gives the children directives to follow.

This book includes inventions most American children already learn about at school, and children that have already learned a bit about them will appreciate that seeing inventors Edison, Bell, Pasteur, and Eiffel brought to life. However, the choice to squeeze these big-names all into one book and place is a decidedly non-scientific approach that also strips all but Eiffel's invention of its cultural context. Only the culture of Paris and the World's Fair of 1889 is preserved, making this a good book to include in any instruction about that event or about the Eiffel Tower, but not about the telephone, electricity, or pasteurization.… (more)
LibraryThing member Miss.Barbara
Merlin sends Jack and Annie on a mysterious mission to Paris, France, over a 100 years ago. There they must find four magicians and give them an urgent message from Merlin himself. When Jack and Annie land in Paris, they make their way to the 1889 World's Fair. Below the Eiffel Tower, built especially for the fair, there are thousands of exhibits from all over the world. But how will Jack and Annie find the magicians in the crowds of people? And who are the magicians anyway? Jack and Annie are about to find out in another adventure filled with history, magic, and amazing surprises!… (more)
LibraryThing member Othemts
This is a really entertaining installment of the Magic Tree House series where Annie and Jack visit the Paris World's Fair of 1889 to learn of for forms of "magic." The magic is actual the inventions and discoveries of Gustave Eiffel, Louis Pasteur, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell who all meet in a memorable scene atop the Tour Eiffel. Annie and Jack also end up flying on a bicycle. Cool stuff!… (more)

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Pages

128

Rating

(62 ratings; 3.8)
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