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MSB: Blows Its Top

MSB: Blows Its Top

by Gail Herman Illustrated by Bob Ostrom

Once again, Ms. Frizzle gets her class right in the "thick" of things — this time, they're right in the thick ooze of an underwater volcano's magma chamber! As Arnold and Carlos watch from a raft above, the Magic School Bus "erupts" with the magma and lava, and lands atop a brand-new island!

Designed to be accessible for younger readers, books in this series are easier to read and follow the plot of the popular PBS Magic School Bus television series — based on the original Magic School Bus books written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen.

4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Guided Reading
Adventure, Informational Text, Media Tie-Ins

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Gail Herman
Bob Ostrom

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