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Dragon of the Red Dawn

Dragon of the Red Dawn

Series: Magic Tree House (Book #37)
by Mary Pope Osborne Illustrated by Sal Murdocca, Salvatore Murdocca

Merlin the Magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone in Camelot. What can be done? The enchantress Morgan knows who to ask for help: young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania! The brother-and-sister team quickly head off in the magic tree house on another magical and historical adventure. Their mission: discover one of the four secrets of happiness. Their journey: to a land of fierce samurai and great beauty, the capital city of Edo (now the city of Tokyo), in ancient Japan in the 1600s. Their tools: a research book to guide them and a magic wand with three special rules.

In Dragon of the Red Dawn, Mary Pope Osborne transports readers back to the splendor, rich culture, and magic of traditional Japan.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
2.3
Lexile Measure
580L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Random House Books for Young Readers
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
128
Genre
Adventure, Series, Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

About the Author and Illustrators

Mary Pope Osborne As a children's book author, Mary Pope Osborne considers herself to be a professional daydreamer.
Sal Murdocca Sal Murdocca has illustrated over 200 children's trade and textbooks. He is also a librettist for a children's opera, a video artist, an avid runner, hiker, and bicyclist, and a teacher of children's illustration at the Parsons School of Design. He has illustrated all of the Magic Tree House books and all of the Magic Tree House Research Guides.
Salvatore Murdocca Salvatore Murdocca has illustrated numerous picture books and chapter books.

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