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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (691 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen Narrator: Polly Adams, Cassandra Morris Publisher: Scholastic Inc Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Magic School Bus Series Release Date: July 2012 ISBN: 9780545434249
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A new Read Along audio program in the bestselling Magic School Bus series!

FORMAT: paperback book with CD

The classroom is decorated as Dinosaur Land, but Ms. Frizzle-inspired by an archeological dig-craves a more authentic experience. The Magic School Bus turns into a time machine and transports the class back millions of years to an adventure where they learn about dinosaurs, their habitats and diets, and even a Maiasaura nesting ground.
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Quotes & Awards

  • “Readers eager to hop aboard Ms. Frizzle’s bus for another junket will not be disappointed by this latest expedition.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Fans of Ms. Frizzle and her way-out field trips are in for another bumpy but adventuresome ride…Cole and Degen are a can’t-miss team when it comes to making science a good time, no matter what the subject.”

    Booklist

  • “Climb aboard—there’s never a dull moment with ‘the Friz’ at the wheel!”

    School Library Journal

  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marts (Thinker) | 2/18/2014

    " A prehistoric Magic School bus adventure Ms. Frizzle takes the class back to the dinosaur era. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Audrey Harlan | 2/16/2014

    " Good book to use when talking about dinosaurs and fossils. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tony | 2/14/2014

    " Good dinosaur book this brings back my memorie when I was 7 "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carol | 2/8/2014

    " It's Ms. Frizz! Em love science and these are always entertaining and fun for learning! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sasha | 2/4/2014

    " Tons of information in a great format! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Reader | 1/10/2014

    " I would have given this book five stars if it had not so much stuff about evolution. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ruth | 1/3/2014

    " All the books in this series are great. Kids like to have fun with the illustrations and jokes throughout the books. Making learning fun. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Karl | 1/2/2014

    " It's pretty entertaining now, and I expect my kid to get more out of it the older he gets. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elizabeth S | 12/10/2013

    " Good stuff. Educational and silly. What a great combination!! Don't you wish you had a magic school bus? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laree Brown | 12/4/2013

    " This is a great book to read for a Read Aloud with younger students. It is very engaging and students can make a lot of predicitions. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Heather | 9/17/2013

    " I enjoyed that only was it educational, but also the comments the kids made made the book funny and entertaining. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura | 8/12/2013

    " What a fun book about dinosaurs, with a lot more than just the story going on. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Alana Arlequin | 7/27/2013

    " This is a good book to integrate science and literature. It tells you all about dinosaurs! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Richard Guinn | 2/21/2013

    " Non-fiction. STEM. Dinosaurs. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Teri | 11/18/2012

    " Really good good way to present periods of time--gives a good scope of just how long dinosaurs were on Earth and what kinds lived when. . . Really good. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amran Muse | 10/28/2012

    " I like this . "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cammeo | 7/21/2012

    " This was my favorite Magic School Bus book! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Teresa | 6/29/2012

    " My kids really like these. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Inna | 4/10/2012

    " My 5-year old has become a huge fan of the Magic School Bus books, and this is one of her favorites. It is well illustrated, entertaining and the biology is correct and appropriately simplified. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ruth | 10/17/2011

    " All the books in this series are great. Kids like to have fun with the illustrations and jokes throughout the books. Making learning fun. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Capalene | 7/13/2011

    " Can't go wrong with the Magic bus. Wow, they are packed with information! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Audrey | 11/25/2010

    " Good book to use when talking about dinosaurs and fossils. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura | 4/11/2010

    " What a fun book about dinosaurs, with a lot more than just the story going on. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laree | 3/15/2010

    " This is a great book to read for a Read Aloud with younger students. It is very engaging and students can make a lot of predicitions. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Karl | 4/16/2008

    " It's pretty entertaining now, and I expect my kid to get more out of it the older he gets. "

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About the Author
Author Joanna Cole

Joanna Cole is the author Magic School Bus books, collaborating for twenty years with illustrator, Bruce Degen. Together they bring humor and true kid-like curiosity to science and learning. Booklist heralded Ms. Frizzle as “the wackiest, wisest teacher in picture books.” Two MSB titles have been named School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, and they have won countless state book awards, from New York to Nebraska.

About the Narrator

Cassandra Morris has received critical acclaim for her voice-over work from Publishers Weekly and AudioFile magazine. To date, she has narrated over one hundred audiobooks, earned seven Earphones Awards, and twice been a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. Her voice has also been heard on television in commercial campaigns for Samsung, Silk Soy Milk, and numerous Nickelodeon and Disney products. She is the voice of many cartoon characters, including Leo and Luna in Yu-Gi-Oh, Carrie in Barbie: A Fairy Secret, Nathan in Pokémon, and Lola in Angelo Rules.