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Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne

Dinosaurs Before Dark (original 1992; edition 1992)

by Mary Pope Osborne (Author)

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Eight-year-old Jack and his younger sister Annie find a magic treehouse, which whisks them back to an ancient time zone where they see live dinosaurs.
Title:Dinosaurs Before Dark
Authors:Mary Pope Osborne (Author)
Info:New York : Random House Books for Young Readers, 1992
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Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne (1992)


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This book is about a few friends who find dinosaurs. It is the first book in a collection. Great for kids 1st grade and up.
  Remi.Kauffman | Dec 1, 2019 |
Jack and Annie discover a Magic Treehouse full of books that allow them to travel in time - back to the age of the dinosaurs! ( )
  JennyArch | Oct 28, 2019 |
Fun, fast action, nothing violent even with some thrilling parts.

Read this for my grandson. He loved it. ( )
  BrannonSG | Sep 14, 2019 |
In the first book of "Magic Tree House" we are introduced to our primary characters Jack and Annie, two children who soon find a treehouse in capable of transporting them through time. In this book they travel back to the age of the dinosaurs.
  pitaaortiz | Nov 26, 2018 |
I really enjoy magic tree house books and I read them all when I was younger. This is why I rated this chapter book five stars ( )
  Rileyholcomb | Nov 26, 2018 |
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For Linda and Mallory,
who took the trip with me.
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"Help! A monster!" said Annie.
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Dinosaurs Before Dark is the US title
Valley of the Dinosaurs is the UK title.
ISBN 067982412X is for The Knight at Dawn
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Eight-year-old Jack and his younger sister Annie find a magic tree house, which whisks them back to an ancient time zone where they see live dinosaurs.
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