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The Magic School Bus Inside the Earth

The Magic School Bus Inside the Earth

by Joanna Cole Illustrated by Bruce Degen

What a mess! The kids in Ms. Frizzle's class have been studying animals' homes. There's a beehive, a wasp's nest, an ant farm — even a beaver lodge right in the classroom. It's a relief when the Friz announces, "Today we start something new." They are going to study earth science.

For homework, the kids are supposed to bring in rocks. But when they show up with everything from concrete to muddy Styrofoam, Ms. Frizzle decides it's time for a field trip. All aboard the Magic School Bus! The class digs through the earth's crust, then travels straight to the center of the earth and out the other side — through the mouth of a volcano! Rock collecting has never been quite like this!

Ages
8, 10
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
3.6
Lexile Measure
500L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
48
Genre
Adventure, Series

About the Author and Illustrator

Joanna Cole Children's author Joanna Cole's work includes The Magic School Bus series.
Bruce Degen Children's book author and illustrator Bruce Degen's work includes The Magic School Bus series.

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