Space: A Nonfiction Companion to Midnight on the Moon

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Random House, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 137 pages
Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #8: Midnight on the Moon, they had lots of questions. How did the universe begin? How long does it take to get to the moon? How hot is the sun? What does it feel like to be in space? 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.
 

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User Review  - awalls4 - LibraryThing

I liked this book for many reason! First, I liked the book because it is a Magic Tree House book and growing up I always enjoyed reading these books. The second reason I liked this book was because of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tvickrey - LibraryThing

These Factfinder books are great as an accompaniment to Magic Tree House books or alone as an exciting book about space and common questions about this topic. It's great for a variety of ages because it simplifies the answers and boils things down to a basic understanding of concepts. Read full review

Contents

Astronomy
13
The Universe
27
Our Solar System
45
Space Travel
77
Space Travel Today
99
The Future
121
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About the author (2002)

WILL OSBORNE and MARY POPE OSBORNE have been married for a number of years and live in northwestern Connecticut with their three dogs, Joey, Mr. Bezo, and Little Bear.

Mary is the author of over one hundred books for children, including novels, picture books, biographies, and retellings of fairy tales and world mythologies. Will has worked for many years in the theater as an actor, director, and playwright. Together he and Mary have coauthored two books of Greek mythology and eight Magic Tree House® Fact Trackers. Will has also written a multimedia planetarium show, Magic Tree House Space Mission, and is cocreator with Randy Courts of Magic Tree House: The Musical, a full-scale Broadway-style family musical based on Christmas in Camelot.

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.