Piratas Despues del Me...
Mary Pope Osborne
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Piratas Despues del Mediodia (Magic Tree House #4)

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Illus. in black-and-white. Jack and Annie are in deep trouble when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the days of desert islands, secret maps, hidden gold--and ruthless pirates! Will Jack and Annie discover a buried treasure? Will they find out the identity of the mysterious M? Or will they walk the plank?...more
Published 2003 by Turtleback Books (first published February 1st 1994)
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Daddy's Place for the thoughts of his Princess,  Gabriella of the School and House and Friends
This is a book about a pirate who want’s treasure. In the book the pirate looked into Jack’s book bag to look for gold and there was nothing in it. So the pirate took Jack and Annie because he thought they were hiding gold from him. What I liked about this book is when the two kids, Annie and Jack, try to escape from the bad guy’s ship. They saved themselves instead of being rescued.

I thought the librarian at the end of the book was cool and looked very pretty, like princess. She has a special...more
“Pirates Past Noon,” was the fourth book in the Magic Treehouse series. It was a chapter book written by Mary Pope Osborne. It starts off like all of the other books when Jack and Annie went out to the Frog Creek woods and got into the treehouse. Since it was raining out, Annie grabbed the book with the beach and wished they could go there. When they got there, they are captured by pirates and held hostage until they showed the pirates where the treasure was. The pirates thought Jack knew where...more
Brandon Loehrke
"Pirates Past Noon" starts off like all of the other books do. Jack and Annie go to the magic treehouse to start a new adventure. Annie chose a pirate book because she saw a beach and wanted to go there. Right away when they get to the beach they get taken by pirates. The only way for the pirates to let Jack and Annie go is if they help them find Captain Kidd's buried treasure. The children learn from reading the treasure map that the treasure is buried under a rock. Polly, the parrot, helps Jac...more
Adam Krause
“Pirates Past Noon” was a fun book. Jack and Annie are on another magical adventure. They venture into the past and become pirates, only the crew isn’t too fond of them. The two have to find the identity of the mysterious M to ensure their safety. The crew is growing restless and is urging to make the two walk the plank. Will they find the mysterious M?

Jack and Annie are the main characters on the journey. This trip is a big mystery to find the identity of the mysterious M. Jack shows good leade...more
I loved Pirates! I had my own pirate ship and castle toys and the soldiers of the castle fought the pirates and some of them always ended up in the dudgeon.

This book was the first one where I was actually aware of a real bad guy in the books. There is a riddle in this story and I was so happy when I figured it out. And since this was a book with the topic of Pirates, there was of course buried treasure, and of course it was found, but before our heroes could open the book, they had to escape a...more
Norberto Leyva
“Magic Tree House Pirates Past Noon”

Jack and Annie go back in time to the time when pirates were abundant. A parrot was above the tree house watching them. When Jack and Annie leave the tree house, Jack forgets his backpack and has to return for it. When he runs back for it, he is captured by three pirates; the captain and two mates. Annie tries to help, but ends up getting captured. They accused Jack and Annie of stealing their treasure. The mates go to the tree house to investigate and only se...more
10/14/09 Read today with Annabelle. Yesterday she perused ALL the pictures. She was really excited about it. At one point I asked her what she thought would happen next and she said, "Mom, I already know! JUST KEEP READING!" Maybe she knew because she'd seen the pictures. Maybe she didn't know! But she enjoyed this book as well. When I explained to her that the black flag with skull and cross bones represented a pirate ship, she already knew that! (Where does she learn these things I wonder?!!)...more
Jeremy Muse
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Sarah Sammis
During the ROOB competition I read through a bunch of the earliest Magic Tree House books. In Pirates Past Noon Jack and Annie go back in time to learn how to be pirates and to discover the identity of the mysterious M.

The earliest books are very short compared the newest ones. They are also short on plot. The gist here is that the siblings are still trying to learn who owns the tree house and how it works the way it does. In the middle of all of this are pirates who are out to get treasure.

If t...more
★★★★★Pirates Past Noon by Mary Pope Osborne
We love the Magic Tree House Series. They are easy, read chapter books. My daughter really likes when I read these to her, because I put so much enthusiasm in them.
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Ok. So I totally have this thing for pirates, where I just will read pretty much anything pirate related. Pirates are cool and when you toss Magic Tree House into the mix, you just get lots and lots of fun and adventure. Not to mention new friends and experiences! The Magic Tree House Series is so wonderful that I'm slightly upset I started it so late. I'm only on book 4, but I'm super excited to read book 5 and I already love the series. Each book is a delicious morsel that allows young ones to...more
Rosa Cline
This is fourth in the series of books the Magic Tree House. Although it is a chapter book my son and I sat and read it for about 30 minutes or so. Very interesting, keeping our attention. Just enough 'Science' to keep it educational but yet enough imagination in it to keep it fun too. Looking forward to reading some more.

This was wasn't disappointing after enjoying the first one as much as we did. Each book apparently will have a 'guide' to the two children in the book but to the reader-listener...more
For the first time ever Alex made a request for a specific kind of book when we went to the library. His kindergarten teacher read them a Magic Treehouse book, and he wanted to get one for us to read at home. Couldn't exactly deny a request like that! This was a cute story... I loved the relationship between Annie and Jack as brother and sister. It's easy enough that before long my 5 year old will be able to read this on his own without much help. We look forward to reading others in this series...more
This book is good. The part where the pirate was not nice was not good. Pirates are not nice, but I can fight him & get his sword away from him

If I fought a pirate, I would pretend I was dead and they would go away & I would sneak up on him and steal his hook. I would.
When attempting to try to stop reading for the night Jack said, "If you stop here, I'm going to have a problem!" So, I guess this deserves four stars:)
My kids and I really enjoyed this one. It was funny too. :)
In this book, Jack and Annie went to a pirate place and they didn't go home, because the magic tree house kept moving to different trees. By reading this book, I learned that we don't always get to go where we want. -Saskia

A lot happened in this book. My favorite thing was when they found a treasure chest. It was very interesting when they thought they were just on a beach, but really they were on a pirate island. Reading this book makes me want to read the next book. -Sam

In this book, Jack and...more
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Jc A.
Magic tree house book #4 pirates past noon by mary pope osborne. My favorite part pirates past noon was chapter 1, when its raining and they magic tree house starts shaking and they go it to the island. the book reminded me of in spongebob squarepants where patrick and spongebob squarepants goes in the box and starts imaging that they go to places. i made a prediction that the pirates were going to lose jack and annie while chasing them for being on island. i wonder why they made a series about...more
Kristy Lange
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Wendy ~M/M Junkie~
Pirates Past Noon is book four in the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne.
In this book Jack and his little sister Annie start out at home on a stormy day in Frog Creek Pennsylvania. They decide to check out the tree house in hopes of meeting the mysterious "M" person. The siblings climb into the tree house and look over the books that had taken them on previous adventures. They come across one with a beautiful sandy beach and ocean scene. The wish is made before they realize what book...more
My Kids
Jack and Annie went back to the time of pirates. They got kidnapped by the pirate captain because the pirates thought Jack and Annie knew where the gold and jewels were. After figuring out where the secret treasure was hidden, they made their way back home to the Magic Tree House.

My favorite part of the book was when they found out where the treasure was, because I liked figuring out the puzzle.
Jamie McQuiggan
Decent book, a really good level for Margo right now. I don't think she was as drawn in and riveted by the story as other books (ie Peter Pan). It was a good length and good amount of pictures for her too.

I think the ending of this one didn't really make much sense to her (Spoiler - if anyone cares? - the parrot is Morgan Le Fay from King Arthur's Court? I mean... yeah, way over her head.)

I'd read another one in a few months, but probably start w/ the first one since it did refer back to thing...more
Miri Mandel
This book can be freaky because Jack and Annie both get caught by a pirate and the pirate can't read (and that's a funny part) so he orders Jack and Annie to read it and he locks them up in the ship and Jack and Annie find a treasure, they find a parrot and it comes back with them to the magic tree house and when they came back the parrot turned into a human. Her name was Morgan Le Fay.
Karina Arroyo
I found this book to be very interesting as it begins raining and the children end up in an island. All of the magic tree house books have the main characters of a boy and a girl, yet neither one is more important. By doing this the author has made the book available to both genders. I would recommend this book for children from the ages of 7-9 and i think it is greeat for them to practice reading bigger books. These books from the series are perfect bridges to bigger chapter books. The books ar...more
B.w.l.e. Travel
Heading to the Carolina beaches with young readers? This is a great summer reading option for them, particularly if you head to the Outer Banks and Hilton Head, NC. Kids love the legends of Blackbeard and other pirates that are still alive in these places. And they will understand better why putt-putt golf and other kid-oriented places have a pirate theme there.
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My 1st grader read this on his own. I gave it a quick read myself and then we "discussed" it. We took the quiz here on GR (there were a couple hard questions I didn't remember right off, and for some reason we didn't even see a couple of them).

I liked that this book had quick reminders of what had happened in the first three books, both at the beginning of the book, and again at the end. I think it's good for kids to not only learn to read chapter books, but also learn about book series, and ho...more
Hannah Edwards
Pirates Past Noon by Mary Pope Osborne is beginner chapter book that is a part of the Magic Tree House book series. Mary Osborne’s books are great children’s chapter books that make reading fun. I remember, as a kid, reading many and many Magic Tree House books. Every book had it’s own adventure and fun aspects about it. Pirates Past Noon is about the adventure that Jack and Annie go on, you’ll never guess what the find and see on their journey to the desert islands. I would recommend this book...more
Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance

I finally got around to reading the first five books of the Magic Tree House series, and I have to say that these are perfect for my early chapter book readers. We’ve got a boy and a girl main character...check. We’ve got adventure and action...check. We’ve got readable text...check. What more could I ask for?

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Mary Pope Osborne has channeled a lifelong love of exploration and travel into one of the most popular children’s book series of the past two decades. With her fantastic Magic Tree House series, Mary Pope Osborne keeps the good times rolling for kids all over the world.
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