Stallion by Starlight (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission)
Mary Pope Osborne
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The New York Times bestselling Magic Tree House® series has a brand-new paperback, with stickers included!
Hold your horses! Mary Pope Osborne perfectly blends fantasy, adventure, and history in this paperback edition of the bestselling Magic Tree House® chapter book. Time-traveling brother-and-sister team Jack and Annie must find four secrets of greatness for Merlin the magician. To start, they travel back in time to meet Alexander the Great. He should know all about greatness, right? But young Alexander is bossy, vain, and not great at all! How can they learn from him? It’s going to take a wild black stallion, magic from Merlin, and a lot of bravery to succeed. Are Jack and Annie clever and bold enough to complete their mission?
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told us.” “We know he’s desperate to equal his father’s power and strength,” said Annie. “And he thinks he’s the great-great-grandson of Hercules,” said Jack. “Right. He’s a living Greek god,” Annie said. “And the world’s greatest athlete,” said Jack. “And soon he’ll be master of the universe,” said Annie. Annie laughed, and Jack laughed with her. “He’s ridiculous,” Jack said, shaking his head. “I’ve never met a kid like him before,” said Annie. “Thank goodness!” said Jack. “But we also
us your great knowledge.” Is this kid serious? Jack wondered. Who does he think he is? “I’ll share,” Annie piped up. “Recently we learned a lot about a rare kind of bear called a panda bear.” “Panda bear?” said the prince with a smirk. “Yes, but don’t confuse pandas with other bears, like polar bears or grizzly bears,” said Annie. “Pandas live in China. Polar bears live in the Arctic.” “That’s right,” said Jack, clearing his throat. “They’re very heavy, polar bears, but they can move over
brother likes to write things down? Well, now he has something very important to write about: me! Do you have something to write with?” he asked Jack. “Sure.” Jack pulled out his notebook and pencil. “When you return to your own country, your writing could bring me lasting fame there,” said Alexander. “You bet,” said Jack. Writing was easy, he thought. Mounting a moving chariot wasn’t. “We will walk and talk,” the prince ordered. “Come.” Jack and Annie followed Alexander off the porch,
stepping into the hot sunlight. The prince led them through a garden overlooking the hillside. On a plateau near the bottom of the slope was a long barn with a riding ring. “You said Hercules is a favorite hero of yours,” the prince said. “Did you know he is my great-great-grandfather?” “Who? Hercules?” asked Annie. “Yes. And since he is a son of Zeus, I am a living Greek god myself,” said Alexander. Whoa, thought Jack. He rolled his eyes. “You mock me?” Alexander asked. “No, no, I just