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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 are continuing their quest to find the secrets of happiness. When they get their clue they question how Antarctica could have the secret to happiness. Once in Antarctica they realized how cold it truly was and they got to see the emperor penguins. Then a giant petrel was flying above and started attacking the smallest of the penguins. Both Jack and Annie help protect the smallest penguin and get the petrel to fly away. They started to get worried because they did not have the training that the other people had who were going up to the volcano. Nancy the leader of the group figures out that they are kids and calls for the helicopter to come pick them up. They went off exploring again and they found themselves on an ice ledge and it broke and they fell into the darkness. They find the cave of the ancient crown and the emperor penguin that they understand tells that penny the penguin is what they are looking for. They were then off to Camelot near King Arthurs castle and they meet Merlin. They tell him that they have four secrets of happiness to share with him and Penny brought him happiness. They find out that some people happiness comes from helping others. The genre of Eve the Emperor Penguin is fantasy.
  kbuffum13 | Mar 15, 2015 |
this is a really lovely children's book, explaining a lot about Antarctica and also having a magic story ( )
  Releanna | Apr 10, 2013 |
I don't care what anyone says. Penny was the secret to happiness... ( )
  benuathanasia | Nov 18, 2012 |
I have not read the Magic Tree House books for years. I had forgotten how wonderful they are. In this book Jack and Annie go to Antarctica on a mission to find the fourth secret of happiness for Merlin the magician who is suffering from deep sadness. A great addition to the Magic Tree House series, and a joy for parent and child to share. The story moves quickly and keeps the young reader's attention. I like the way Jack and Annie interact. Jack is methodical and is always writing notes in his journal (nice role model for kids), while Annie is the more intuitive one. I like the addition of penguin facts and facts about Antarctica at the end of the book. I highly recommend it. ( )
  Juana7 | Jan 25, 2012 |
Jack and Annie take a trip in the magic tree house to Antarctica to find the 4th secret of happiness so they can bring it to camelot and save Merlin. They go through crazy adventurous times to find that the secret to happiness is a little orphan penguin.
  ktb004 | Mar 30, 2011 |
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Mary Pope Osborneprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Knipping, JuttaIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Murdocca, SalIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rahn, SabineÜbersetzersecondary 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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The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to Antarctica to search for the fourth secret of happiness for Merlin.

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