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Dinosaurs /

Dinosaurs /
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Osborne, Will.
Copies: 4; Reserves: 0

Jack and Annie explain about all the different types of dinosaurs.
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Call NumberBranchStatusVolume
J 567.9 Osborne CP In at CP (Corporate Parkway) On Display: 'Juv Magic Tree House Non-fiction Guides (J NF Endc'
J 567.9 Osborne KL Due Nov 4 2014
J 567.9 Osborne MY Due Oct 27 2014
J 567.9 Osborne SP Due Nov 7 2014


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Control No. 858408
LCCN 2010053304
ISBN 0375802967 (trade)
ISBN 9780375802966 (trade)
ISBN 0375902961 (lib. bdg.)
ISBN 9780375902963 (lib. bdg.)
Author Osborne Will
Title Dinosaurs / -- by Will Osborne and Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca.
Publisher Information New York : -- Random House, -- [2010], c2000.
Physical Description 119 p. : -- ill. ; -- 20 cm.
Series Statement Magic tree house fact tracker
General Note "A nonfiction companion to Magic tree house #1, Dinosaurs before dark "
General Note "New, updated facts"--cover.
General Note "A Stepping Stone book."
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 109) and index.
Subject Dinosaurs
Alternate Author Osborne Mary Pope
Alternate Author Murdocca Sal
Alternate Author Osborne Mary Pope
Uniform Title Magic tree house fact tracker.




 annotations (2)


Annotation 1 Jack and Annie explain about all the different types of dinosaurs.

Annotation 2 Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #1: Dinosaurs Before Dark, they had lots of questions. When did the dinosaurs live? What other animals lived at that time? Which dinosaur was biggest? How do we know about dinosaurs? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.

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 reviews (2)


Horn Book Guide Reviews 2001 Spring
Launching a set of nonfiction books that correspond to titles in the Magic Tree House series, this book provides a lot of information about dinosaurs in an accessible chapter-book format. Drawings and some black-and-white photographs accompany facts about famous fossil hunters, geologic eras, general characteristics of dinosaurs, and specific species. Extensive suggestions for further research are included. Bib., ind. Copyright 2001 Horn Book Guide Reviews

SLJ Reviews 2000 November
Gr 2-4-The authors begin with an explanation of how they did their research, assuming the personas of Jack and Annie, two children who traveled back in time before returning home to do more conventional research. A discussion of the kinds of dinosaurs, misconceptions about them, and a description of other creatures that lived at the same time are included, as is an explanation of the role of fossil hunters. Another chapter offers theories about what happened to these intriguing creatures. Jack and Annie offer brief definitions and comments in sidebars; otherwise, the text reads like straightforward nonfiction. The Osbornes conclude with a listing of books, museums, videos, CD-ROMs, Internet sites, and museum visits for further information. Frequent black-and-white cartoons, labeled illustrations, and photo reproductions are instructional and appealing. While this book is a great place to begin research for a report, it will also be enjoyed by those interested in the subject.-Edith Ching, St. Albans School, Mt. St. Alban, Washington, DC Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.

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 author biography


WILL OSBORNE and MARY POPE OSBORNE have been married for a number of years and live in northwestern Connecticut with their three dogs, Joey, Mr. Bezo, and Little Bear.

Mary is the author of over one hundred books for children, including novels, picture books, biographies, and retellings of fairy tales and world mythologies. Will has worked for many years in the theater as an actor, director, and playwright. Together he and Mary have coauthored two books of Greek mythology and eight Magic Tree HouseĀ® Fact Trackers. Will has also written a multimedia planetarium show, Magic Tree House Space Mission, and is cocreator with Randy Courts of Magic Tree House: The Musical, a full-scale Broadway-style family musical based on Christmas in Camelot.

SAL MURDOCCA has illustrated more than 200 children's trade and text books. He is also a librettist for children'sopera, a video artist, an avid runner, hiker, and bicyclist, and a teacher of children's illustration at the Parsons School of Design. Sal lives and works in New York with his wife, Nancy.



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