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Magic Tree House #26: Good Morning, Gorillas…

Magic Tree House #26: Good Morning, Gorillas

by Mary Pope Osborne

Other authors: Sal Murdocca (Illustrator)

Series: Magic Tree House (26)

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Another delightful Magic Tree House journey where Annie and Jack spend a few days living among a family of mountain gorillas in Congo and learn the "magic" of communication. Osbourne knows a lot about gorilla behavior and incorporates it into the story in informative and entertaining ways. ( )
  Othemts | May 16, 2016 |
It is about two people Jack and Annie and their imagination about gorillas in the rain forests. They met many scary gorillas in the forests Annie knows how to tamed them, but Jack does not. Eventually the gorillas teach them both a lesson. ( )
  rwb193 | Dec 2, 2015 |
Review: Overall this book was very enjoyable. It was a chapter book filled with excitement and suspense. The text seemed very appropriate for children ages 6-11. This book is apart of a series that many children enjoy.

Jack and Annie were sent on a mission to find a hidden treasure in the cloud forest. They arrive in the rain forest and start looking for clue that their friend gave them that said "To find a special kind of magic in worlds so far apart, speak a special language, talk with your hands and heart." As they are traveling through the forest they hear something in the bushes. They meet a baby gorilla that they name Bu Bu. Jack and Annie follow Bu Bu back to his family in the jungle. They interact and learn a lot of new information about gorillas and the way they live. After playing with the gorillas for a couple of days they finally solve the secret mission that they were looking for. They created a long lasting bond with these animals and solved a mystery at the same time.

Argument: I love the series Magic Tree House, and I think children do too. This brings out children's imaginations, and let them believe in things like Jack and Annie.

The bid idea of this book is about friendship, communication, and teamwork. Children can relate to these ideas although the whole book is unrealistic. In the book They are sent to find a special kind of magic and they used their imagination to get there. ( )
  knold1 | Sep 9, 2014 |
Great for both boys and girls, quick beginning
  Breony | Jun 9, 2014 |
love it
  amaya101 | Dec 12, 2013 |
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"Good Morning Gorillas" is an adventure book about a young boy and girl who travel to South Africa through their magic tree house.  While in South Africa they become friends with a pack of gorillas.  They learn about how gorillas act and what their characteristics are.  

This is a science fiction book. It tells and adventure story of how a brother and sister travel to Africa and discover gorillas, but it also tells true facts about gorillas such as their characteristics, what they eat, and how they live.    

To find out more about the author and the types of book s that she writes you can visit this website.  If you are interested in easy science adventure books this may be the author for you.  She writes on a broad range of topics. 
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375806148, Paperback)

Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!

Gentle giants or giant monsters?

That's the question Jack and Annie have about gorillas when the Magic Tree House sweeps them to the mountains of Africa. There they meet a group of amazing and sometimes frightening mountain gorillas. Annie knows how to play with the creatures right away. But Jack is left out. Will the gorillas be able to teach him some special magic?

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(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:48 -0400)

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The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to an African rainforest, where the siblings encounter gorillas and learn to communicate with them.

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