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Magic Tree House (40) Eve of the Emperor Penguin (edition 2009)

by Mary Pope Osborne

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Title:Magic Tree House (40) Eve of the Emperor Penguin
Authors:Mary Pope Osborne
Info:Random House Books for Young Readers (2009), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 144 pages
Collections:Fiction, Young Adult
Tags:historical fiction, fiction, children's fiction, magic, fantasy, mystery, young adult, animals, penguins

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Magic Tree House #40: Eve of the Emperor Penguin by Mary Pope Osborne



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JACK AND ANNIE continue their quest for the secrets of happiness—secrets they need to save Merlin. This time, the Magic Tree House takes them to the one continent they haven’t visited before: Antarctica! What can they hope to learn about happiness in such a barren place? Only the penguins know for sure . . . Jack and Annie are about to find out!
  wichitafriendsschool | Mar 25, 2016 |
Rebecca davis
Eve of the emperor penguin
by mary pope osborne
Eve of the emperor penguin is a very interesting book. Brother and sister, Jack and Annie go on another mission to help Merlin, the sorcerer of camelot.Jack and Annie go to antarctica. They think they are in past times. But then they see research buildings and realized that they are in current times. They see 4 adults and realized that they are just kids! So they put on their goggles and masks so that no one would know that they are kids. When they get on the bus they are told to introduce themselves, Jack and Annie introduce themselves as reporters. When they get to the foot of a mountain nancy a guide for the 4 grownups find out that Jack and Annie are just kids! Nancy leaves jack and annie in the tent with a heater and 2 blankets.

When nancy left, Annie went out of the tent to take pictures. Jack realizes that there are cracks in the ice, and goes after annie to get her back into the tent. On the way back to the tent they fall into a crack! When they find themselves in a crack they decide to use a wand they got earlier in the series. The use the wand, but it doesn't work. Then they fall into the hole! after they fall they find out that they are moving. When they get out of the darkness they find that they are on an ice raft. They realized that the wand did work. They find an emperor penguin, and the raft takes them to the penguin. When the penguin spoke they understood him. When they went inside a cave they heard strange music. When they got to where the music was there were so many penguins. Then a baby penguin comes up and says to the big penguin that she wants to go with them. When they take the baby penguin and follow the big penguin. When they get out of the cave they use the wand to get back to Nancy. When they got back to the research building they tried to leave but Nancy wouldn't let them. Will they find away out to save merlin? Well find out yourself and read this fiction book. ( )
  rdav5862 | Dec 14, 2015 |
This is book is from the magic tree house series. Jack and Annie are taken into the cold continent of Antarctica. They are supposed to find the Cave of the Ancient Crown. Jack and Annie soon find out that they are in contemporary times and not ancient time. They are supposed to know try to find an ancient crown in a contemporary time. This book would be considered a modern fantasy book. ( )
  sarahetuemmler | Apr 20, 2015 |
Formal Review: The book that I read was Eve of the Emperor Penguin. In this book we follow Jack and Annie to Antarctica to fin d the fourth and final answer to happiness in order to save Merlin from his depression. We follow them through a cave, on a helicopter, and into a penguins secret home in order to find happiness. My favorite part of this book was seeing the way that Jack and Annie persevered through all of the challenges that they were met with on their journey and how they used everything that they have learned in the previous books to overcome these challenges. If you like learning about new places and things, going on adventures, danger, and learning the secret to happiness, you'll love this book! I give this book 5 out of 5 stars, and once you read it, I know that you will too! Genre: this book is realistic fantasy, because there is no such thing as a magic tree house. ( )
  amassingale | Apr 19, 2015 |
In this modern fantasy series, two kids solve mystery's. In this book, they were looking for the 4th key to happiness for their friend. When two friends came in the magic tree house, they told Jack and Annie (the two kids), that they had to go to Antarctica to find the last key of happiness for their friend in order for him to live. So they went on their journey to Antarctica with the magic wand. They had a riddle that they had to follow, which told them they had to roll, fly, then fall in order to get to where they needed to be. This was hard for them because they were just two kids, and did not know what that meant. They posed as a newspaper writer, and a photographer to get on a tour with a lady named Nancy. Eventually they did all three of those things, and they ended up in a penguin palace. The emperor penguin told them that because they saved a penguin earlier that day, they had been expecting them. They told the penguins what they needed, and a small, orphan penguin wanted to go and live with the dying friend. So the kids took the penguin back home, with Nancy who found out they were just kids. Then they wished their way back to where their sick friend was and gave him the penguin, and it made them him feel better. They found the fourth key, which was taking care of something. ( )
  BethWal94 | Apr 13, 2015 |
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Knipping, JuttaIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Murdocca, SalIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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JACK AND ANNIE continue their quest for the secrets of happiness—secrets they need to save Merlin. This time, the Magic Tree House takes them to the one continent they haven’t visited before: Antarctica! What can they hope to learn about happiness in such a barren place? Only the penguins know for sure . . . Jack and Annie are about to find out!

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