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Dingoes at Dinnertime First Edition
Contributor(s): Osborne, Mary Pope, Murdocca, Sal (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0679890661     ISBN-13: 9780679890669
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: March 2000

Annotation: Wildfire!

That's what Jack and Annie are up against when they are whisked away to the land of Australia. And they're not alone! Jack and Annie must help a baby kangaroo and a koala escape from a fire-filled forest. Will they be able to rescue the animals in time?

To find out, you'll have to read...


Dingoes at Dinnertime

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Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Magic; Fiction.
Space and time; Fiction.
Zoology; Australia; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: 99040598
Lexile Measure: 400
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
Series: Magic Tree House
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 7.50" H x 5.00" W x 0.50" (0.15 lbs) 71 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 35832
Reading Level: 3.2   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 1.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q20458
Reading Level: 3.5   Interest Level: Grades 3-5   Point Value: 3.0
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Contributor Bio(s): MARY POPE OSBORNE is the author of the New York Times number one bestselling Magic Tree House series. She and her husband, writer Will Osborne (author of Magic Tree House: The Musical), live in northwestern Connecticut with their three dogs. Ms. Osborne is also the coauthor of the companion Magic Tree House Fact Trackers series with Will, and with her sister, Natalie Pope Boyce.
SAL MURDOCCA has illustrated more than 200 children's trade and text books. He is also a librettist for children's opera, 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.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2000 Fall)
When their magic tree house takes Annie and Jack to Australia, the children save a joey from wild dingoes and a koala from a wildfire. In the process, they receive the final gift they need to free the dog Teddy from the spell that binds him. Black-and-white drawings illustrate the chapter-book adventure, and facts about Australia are included at the end. Copyright 2000 Horn Book Guide Reviews
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