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Stallion by Starlight

Stallion by Starlight

Series: Magic Tree House, The (Book #49)
by Mary Pope Osborne Illustrated by Sal Murdocca

Jack and Annie are magically transported to Ancient Greece to find greatness. Merlin's magic ring does not find greatness in the a young Alexander, the Great, but in Jack who tames the wild stallion.

Series Information

Jack and Annie lead a perfectly normal life. Perfectly normal, that is, until they come across an abandoned tree house with the power to whisk the kids away to different times and places!

Whether they're exploring the ancient pyramids of Egypt and helping out the ghost of an Egyptian queen, or crossing the Delaware with General George Washington, Jack and Annie are always ready for another adventure. More importantly, the facts they learn along the way always provide the keys to completing their quests. The siblings love to read up on any subject, whether it's to crack codes, solve riddles, or simply get out of scrapes.

And as readers follow along on each magical journey, they are introduced to all kinds of interesting information about different time periods, key historical figures, and various cultures and civilizations. With plenty of facts mixed in with tons of excitement, each book provides a great foundation of knowledge that supports future learning.

Ages
7, 8, 9
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 4
Grade Level Equivalent
3.8
Lexile Measure
500L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Number of Pages
128
Genre
Fantasy, Historical Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag 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.

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