Brief Description:
Discusses dolphins and sharks, their ocean habitats, and general information about oceans and oceanography.


Brief Description:
"A nonfiction companion to Magic Tree House #9: Dolphins at Daybreak."


Biographical Note:
MARY POPE OSBORNE and NATALIE POPE BOYCE are sisters who grew up on army posts all over the world. They are working on more Magic Tree House(R) Fact Tracker books to give Magic Tree House readers facts and information about places, time periods, and animals that Jack and Annie discover in the Magic Tree House adventures.

Mary lives in Connecticut. Natalie makes her home nearby in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. Mary is the author of all the Magic Tree House fiction titles as well as many more books for kids.

SAL MURDOCCA has illustrated more than 200 children's trade and text books. He is also a librettist for children'sopera, a video artist, an avid runner, hiker, and bicyclist, and a teacher of children's illustration at the Parsons School of Design. Sal lives and works in New York with his wife, Nancy.


Jacket Description/Flap:
How fast can some dolphins swim? What is the biggest shark? Why do sharks attack? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this Magic Tree House Research Guide! Includes an illustrated gallery of dolphins and sharks, information on the ocean, dolphin communication, how sharks hunt for food, ocean exploration, and lots more! A Stepping Stone Book(TM)


Marc Notes:
A Stepping Stone book.;Includes bibliographical references (p. 108), filmography (p. 111), and index.;Discusses dolphins and sharks, their ocean habitats, and general information about oceans and oceanography.


Publisher Marketing:
The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better.

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #9: Dolphins at Daybreak, they had lots of questions. Did dolphins ever live on land? How do dolphins communicate? How do sharks hunt for food? Which sharks are the most dangerous? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs.

Did you know that there's a Magic Tree House book for every kid?

Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books
Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader
Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure
Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures

Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!


Review Citations:
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2003 pg. 150 (EAN 9780375823770, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2004 pg. 150 (EAN 9780375823770, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2003 pg. 150 (EAN 9780375923777, Library Binding)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2004 pg. 150 (EAN 9780375923777, Library Binding)