Summer of the Sea Serpent (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission)
Mary Pope Osborne
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
Jack and Annie's summer vacation is no day at the beach!
The bestselling, fan-favorite chapter-book series celebrates the summer solstice! In the paperback edition of the 31st Magic Tree House adventure, Jack and Annie are on a quest to a seaside land of mystery and myth, where they must overcome their fears and solve an ancient riddle. Magic Tree House books are New York Times bestsellers. They are known all around the world as books that inspire reading. Find out why with Summer of the Sea Serpent!
handed Jack and Annie the Sword of Light. Together they gripped the handle of the sword. “What about you guys?” asked Jack. “I must return to my cave now,” said Kathleen, “or my sisters will begin to worry.” “And I will see Kathleen back home,” said Teddy, “then return to the future in Camelot.” “After you stay for supper with me and my sisters,” Kathleen reminded Teddy. “Oh … ,” said Jack. He wanted to have supper with the selkies, too. He wanted to spend more time with Kathleen and Teddy,
seashell out of his pocket. He pointed to the words Frog Creek. “I wish we could go home!” he said. “Wait!” said Annie. “Our shoes! We left them on the beach!” Too late. The wind started to blow. The tree house started to spin. It spun faster and faster. Then everything was still. Absolutely still. Jack opened his eyes. A warm summer breeze wafted into the tree house. The noon sun shined between the tree leaves. No time at all had passed in Frog Creek. “Merlin was the Water Knight,”
their Halloween mission. “This is new,” said Annie. She picked up a pale blue seashell. The shell was shaped like a small fan. There was writing on it. “Hey, this looks like Merlin’s handwriting!” said Annie. “We must be going on another mission for Merlin!” She read aloud the message from the magician: Annie looked up. “What rhyme?” she said. “Let me see.” Jack took the shell from her and turned it over. On the other side was a poem. Jack read the poem aloud: Before night falls on this
literature!—C. Kendziora I first came across your Magic Tree House series when my son brought one home … I have since introduced this great series to my class. They have absolutely fallen in love with these books! … My students are now asking me for more independent reading time to read them. Your stories have inspired even my most struggling readers.—M. Payne I love how I can go beyond the [Magic Tree House] books and use them as springboards for other learning.—R. Gale We have enjoyed your
searching for another way out. Suddenly he froze in horror. Clinging to a ledge near the ceiling crack was the Spider Queen. She had eight red glowing eyes. She had eight long, hairy legs. And she was much bigger than a dinner plate. The Spider Queen was bigger than Jack. Jack grabbed Annie’s hand. “Whatever you do, don’t look up,” he said. Annie looked up. “AHHHHH!” she screamed. She started to leap off the ledge into the churning waters. But then another wave crashed wildly against the