In Ghost Town at Sundown, Jack and Annie wonder if the town is haunted when the Magic Tree House carries them to the Wild West. But before they can say "Boo!", they rush headlong into an adventure filled with horse thieves, a lost colt, rattlesnakes, and a cowboy named Slim. Will Jack and Annie have time to solve the next Tree House riddle? The answer may depend on a ghost.
It's about time: don't miss any of Jack and Annie's adventures in the Magic Tree House series.
Dolphins at Daybreak ©1997 Mary Pope Osborne; Ghost Town at Sundown ©1997 Mary Pope Osborne; (P)2001 Random House, Inc., Imagination Studio, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group
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The Magic Treehouse series is aimed at early readers. As such, the audio version is best for kids just on the cusp of reading - four and five year olds who can't yet tackle these books on their own. Kids love these stories. The reading is pleasant.
However, these books make an excellent argument for getting Junior his own iPod.... they're mind-numbingly formulaic and represent research in such a simplistic way that it makes my teeth itch. It's like *listening* to an episode of Barney. If you want something the kids AND mom and dad can all agree on, I'd suggest trading up to Dragon Rider.
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