A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time: A Merlin Mission (Library Binding)

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Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series the Magic Tree House
Jack and Annie's mission from Merlin the Magician? To help the famous writer Charles Dickens In a magical whirl, the brother and sister are whisked back in time to Victorian England and the foggy streets of London.
There, Jack and Annie discover that Charles Dickens has everything he could possibly want. How can they help him? It is not until Mr. Dickens rescues them from being thrown in jail that they discover his secret past and the sad memories that haunt him. They will need all their magic--and help from three ghosts to keep the great writer from ruining his life
Mary Pope Osborne mixes magic, humor, history, a little spookiness, and a lot of heart to create this tale, which celebrates the joys of writing something she knows a lot about, thanks to millions of readers all over the world
This is the perfect book for boys and girls about to see the classic play "A Christmas Carol."
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"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Mary Pope Osborne is the author of the bestselling Magic Tree House series. She has also written many acclaimed retellings of myths, folktales, and works of historical fiction.

Murdocca has illustrated numerous picture books and chapter books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375956522
ISBN-10: 0375956522
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 14th, 2010
Pages: 113
Language: English
Series: Magic Tree House