Fun Facts: Pilgrims

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

  Did you know? 1.  Pilgrims came from England to worship as they pleased or to find work. 2.  The name of their ship was the Mayflower. 3.  The Mayflower carried 102 passengers. 4.  At the end of the first …read more

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JetBlue’s Soar With Reading Program

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

  I couldn’t have been happier when the company of JetBlue elected to partner with Magic Tree House for JetBlue’s Soar With Reading Program this summer.  JetBlue’s program not only strives to inspire children to read, but also helps get …read more

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Fun Facts!! Leonardo da Vinci

Friday, March 29th, 2013

  1. Leonardo had a special way of writing called “mirror writing.” He wrote from right to left and backwards. 2. You could read Leonardo’s writing only if you held it up to a mirror. 3. Leonardo was a great …read more

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Where Will Jack & Annie Go Next?

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

  One of the questions I’m most often asked is: Where do my ideas for Magic Tree House books come from? When I first started writing the series, I talked to countless kids and teachers about where they’d most like …read more

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