Magic Tree House #44 - A Merlin Mission: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time

by Mary Pope Osborne

Hardcover, 2010



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Fic Osb






Random House Books for Young Readers (2010), Kindle Edition, 130 pages


Jack and Annie travel back to Victorian London when Merlin asks them to use their magic to inspire Charles Dickens to write "A Christmas Carol."

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LibraryThing member juhok
this is good book for people who likes adventurous book because, they travel through time and figure out mysterys in historical time.
LibraryThing member Jdonldsn
I love the Magic Tree House Books! In "Osborne" style, we have the story of Scrooge and the three ghost of Christmas...very cute.
Classroom Use: Act the story out in class or for another class!
LibraryThing member Drew52
Jack and Annie travel once again back in time to help another person with a gift he might get rid of.
LibraryThing member GaylDasherSmith
Fast moving story that combines time travel and historical fiction. Great characters.
LibraryThing member tisko
I love this book injoy this book and injoy:---Magic Tree House #44: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time---
LibraryThing member benuathanasia
I picked this book up expecting to feel brain cells dying as I read it. I was very wrong; I can see why my students enjoy this series so much. It's very well written (albeit extremely simplistic) and interesting. It was an extremely quick read and is educational, to boot!
LibraryThing member JJBurroughs
I like this book because it has slimy green frogs. My sisters like reading your books and are on Book 30. I like reading them now too.I enjoy to read your books.Do you like to write books?
LibraryThing member pennsylady
Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy mission in the Magic Tree House series.
They return to Victorian England as they are called to help rekindle Charles Dickens love of writing.
LibraryThing member jguidry
This was a fun episode in the Magic Tree House series.  A Christmas Carol is one of my favorite holiday stories and in this story Jack and Annie help Charles Dickens create the plot.  I love how Osborne described the contrast between rich and poor in Victorian England.  I wish she would have had
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time to go even more in depth, but it was written for the short attention span of children.  The best part of the story, in my opinion, was when Jack and Annie were shown the power an author has to help change the world.
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