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Preview — Blizzard of the Blue Moon by Mary Pope Osborne
Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Magic Tree House #36)
Jack and Annie are off on another Merlin Mission. This time, Merlin has sent them to rescue a beautiful magical creature—the unicorn. But when they land in New York City during the Depression of the 1930s, Jack and Annie are confused. Where will they find a unicorn in a big city?
From the Hardcover edition.
Annie are sent on a mission to find a unicorn that is disguised in public. The unicorn is in New York city during the Great Depression. Their mission is made complicated by a blizzard that comes into New York. I would recommend this book to chilren and adults.
It was a great book! The cover of the book is cool too! Oh, I also learned what a blue moon means :)
Turns out, it's #36 in a series. Yikes.
It's an early-chapter book, made for a six or seven or eight year old to be reading on their own, lightly illustrated, and pretty simple and straightfor ...more
Jordan McCotter 9-6 January 7, 2012
Blizzard of the blue moon
Marry Pope Osborn
In edition 26, of the Magic Tree House series, Jack and Annie have to face the cold winter winds of New York in the Great Depression. Merlin gave Jack and Annie a special mission to save a unicorn under a mystical spell. This will not be easy because the Great Depression is in their presence and people are crowding the streets. Jack and Annie have almost no money so it is hard to get t ...more
Jack and Annie embark on their 4th mission to prove to Merlin that they can use magic wisely. They are sent to rescue a unicorn who is hidden by a magic spell. He is actually woven into a tapestry in The Cloisters in New York City, so the children go to 1938 NY in the midst of The Great Depression and a blizzard as well.
The children not only have to free the unicorn but they do battle with 2 enchanters who are apprentices of a dark wizard.
One of the b ...more
Our girls have really enjoyed this series and we can often read one of these books in just two or three readings.