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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,457 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Magic Tree House Series Release Date: September 2008 ISBN: 9780739372913
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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system!

Jack and Annie arrive on the one continent they haven’t visited before: Antarctica! What can they hope to learn about happiness in such a barren place? Only the penguins know for sure…Jack and Annie are about to find out!

Formerly numbered as Magic Tree House #40, the title of this book is now Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #12: Eve of the Emperor Penguin.

Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid?

Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books
Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader
Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure
Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures

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Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jessica | 2/19/2014

    " See first book in series for a full review. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jonathan (c/o Emily) | 2/18/2014

    " it was fabulous. I especially liked the baby penguin furball. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marco De La Rosa | 2/17/2014

    " This story is about when Jack and Annie go on another mission to help Merlin fell happy again because he won't eat, sleep, drink,or even talk. So Morgan Le Fay sends them on this mission to the antartic to go find something really special just for him.So as the magic tree house transported them to the cold lands, they wondered were are the animals or people? It was a quiet, windy,chilly,cold,frosty,snowy, icey and deep freezing. They really wondered what are they going to find all the way in the middle of nowhere. As they kept walking and walking they saw nice penguins walk with their little babies hugging each other warmth.They were really amazed that they actually saw those penguins for the first time ever.They at least started walking and spotted this red bus who carried a lot of coated people looking out the windows and Jack and Annie were supried so they shouted. They didn't stop maybe they haven't heard them. So they kept walking while talking to each other. They also wondered what that red bus was doing here out in the cold. As they kept walking they got really excited as they spotted tyhe red bus again and this time stopped at a big huge tent. They started running and saw the people leaving the bus heading to the huge tent and as they went inside they noticed that it was well heated and cookies/hot chocalate were waiting on a huge table. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cathy | 2/13/2014

    " I love all of her books too Kel! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stacy | 1/9/2014

    " Emily encouraged me to read this one. She has long been a fan of Magic Treehouse, and she got this newest one with Amazon preorder. It was an enjoyable and quick read, and I totally understand why kids love Magic Treehouse! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Meredith | 12/23/2013

    " I loved the thrill ride in the book. Though, I was glad to be able to catch my breath when I finished the book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jason | 12/21/2013

    " Very creative kid book. My 9 year old son wanted me to read it. I love how the kids are aware of other peoples feelings. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Melissa | 12/14/2013

    " First one I've read. I can see why kids like these. A good mix of fact and fiction. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christina | 12/13/2013

    " Love it, love the series! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Christian | 12/5/2013

    " This just didn't hold my interest. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cassidy | 11/28/2013

    " I was supposed to get this book for Christmas (2 days away) And I really wanted to read it so I snuck it into my room and read it in about an hour (or maybe less) So now I have to sneak it back into my parents room. Over all I liked it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Makani | 9/12/2013

    " Someday I'll care for all the animals. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kelly | 9/10/2013

    " things might not be easy but you have to try "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christina | 9/8/2013

    " We enjoyed this book,and this series is always informative and entertaining. It also appealed to the wide age variety (5-14, plus me) we had in our van at the time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Doug Cornelius | 9/4/2013

    " My six-year old is a big fan of the Magic Tree House series of books. They have a consistent rhythm of events and layout. There is some learning in them as well as the adventures of the two kids as they travel to the places and historic periods described in their tree house's library. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Charissa Sophia de la Rosa | 8/27/2013

    " I love this! Penguins are so cute~ Especially Emperor Penguins! Jack and Annie traveled to Antarctica and brought a baby penguin named Penny to give to Merlin as one of the secrets of happiness. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carol | 8/3/2013

    " I learned that there is an active volcano on Antarctica. I had no idea. Apparently I know nothing about the south pole. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marti | 3/30/2013

    " really liked this one... good message..... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lauren | 10/22/2012

    " I realy like this book alot because it is a seres I love a ton and mary pope osborn is in insperashon to me to read "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Releanna | 9/18/2012

    " this is a really lovely children's book, explaining a lot about Antarctica and also having a magic story "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Beckett Geary | 6/5/2012

    " I have almost all of Mary Pope Osborne's books but this one is my personal favorite of all the Magic Tree House books because I love penguins and the part about when Jack and Annie got on a big red snow bus. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tristan | 5/20/2012

    " This is my favorite in the series... which is my favorite series and I like series book a lot. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lilly | 2/29/2012

    " this is one of marvels adventure "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lily Mei | 2/24/2012

    " I liked it because they traveled to Antarctica. My favorite part was when Jack & Annie met a penguin. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anna | 1/31/2012

    " I gave this book five stars because it was about penguins. And there was a little tiny baby emperor penguin who wanted to go help their friend Merlin because he was sad and lonely. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alexandria | 1/25/2012

    " I love this book, because it has Penguins in it. I love Penguins. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mellodi Parks | 12/5/2011

    " Loved this one. Whew! 40 books through already. Only 10 more to go. I'll be sad when the series is over, for sure. These are such cute books. Even though they are geared towards the younger, first time readers, I am enjoying these as an adult reader as well. Give this series a try. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Dree | 8/11/2011

    " Same old same old. Mediocre plot and now (being that this is #40) very predictable. But my 6 yo enjoyed it, of course. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Liam | 6/14/2011

    " it was cute and a little sad "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Malia | 4/14/2011

    " I read this last summer with my Mom. It was fun to read together! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathy | 3/30/2011

    " Louis Armstrong being one of my faves, I was anxious to read this to my 7-year-old to give her a quick intro of who he is. Then we played his music and she digs it. Gotta love the Magic Treehouse series! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mary | 2/16/2011

    " HAHa kind of childish, but I SO LOVE THESE BOOKS!!! maybe im getting too old... ? "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Enola | 1/15/2011

    " read as e-book on my phone as an experiment - not ideal... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Stephanie | 12/6/2010

    " I have to say the series just gets better and better with every book Mary Pope Osbourne writes! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Caren | 9/29/2010

    " This time the kids are sent to New Orleans to meet a young Louis Armstrong.
    There they learn about the city, jazz and racism.
    Would be a good book for lower grade teachers to read to their classes during Black History Month. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anna | 9/28/2010

    " They met Louis Armstrong and it started to rain. And they went into this old shop that was haunted by ghosts, and they didn't know it. So they ran out and Louis Armstrong went on this boat and played music. The end. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gabriel | 8/19/2010

    " I liked the part when the met the jazz player, Louis Armstrong. Jack and Annie traveled to New Orleans. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Danielle | 5/27/2010

    " I realy don't like this book. I think it stinks!=( "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tate | 5/27/2010

    " My favorite part was when they were inside the haunted blacksmith's shop. And saw ghosts! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Neal | 2/11/2010

    " My favorite part was when the pirate ghosts came, but it was still kind of creepy. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kristen | 1/23/2010

    " This series is a family favorite and the kids are even more eager to read this one since it is based in New Orleans where Miss Deborah lives. "

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About the Author
Author Mary Pope Osborne

Mary Pope Osborne is the author of the bestselling Magic Tree House series, and she works with her husband Will and her sister Natalie on the nonfiction companion series, Magic Tree House Research Guides. She has also written many acclaimed retellings of myths, folktales, and works of historical fiction. Many of her books have been named on best-books lists.