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Carnival at candlelight / by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca.

Osborne, Mary Pope. (Author). Murdocca, Sal. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown J OSBORNE PAP (Text) 75342000339631 Junior Fiction Paperback Checked out 12/27/2017
Roanoke PL - Roanoke J FIC OSB MERLIN (Text) 30208100057713 Juvenile Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0375830340
  • ISBN: 9780375830341
  • ISBN: 0375830332
  • ISBN: 0375930337
  • ISBN: 9780375830334
  • ISBN: 9781338224702
  • Physical Description: 105 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Children's Books, c2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: "A Merlin mission."
"A Stepping Stone book."
Formatted Contents Note: Book of magic --Carnival -- Grand lady of the lagoon -- Rats! -- Lorenzo -- Disaster -- King and the ruler -- Home by day -- Painting.
Summary, etc.: While on a mission to prove to Merlin that they can use magic wisely, Jack and Annie travel to seventeenth-century Venice, Italy, to save the city from disaster. Merlin has asked Jack and Annie to help on another Merlin Mission. This time they head back into history to Venice, Italy, in the 1700s. With the help of some new friends, a research book, and a mysterious rhyme from Merlin, the heroes will save the beautiful city from a flood! Yet another Magic Tree House book that will engage kids with history, magic,and nonstop action from beginning to end. Merlin has a new mission for Jack and Annie: save the Grand Lady of the Lagoon from a terrible disaster! To find her, they must travel back over 250 years ago to Venice, Italy, on the night of the annual Carnival celebration. But Merlin's directions are very confusing! As Jack and Annie wander among the costumed crowd, no one is who they seem to be, the clocks all tell different times, and water is mysteriously rising in the streets. Seeking help from Venice's ruler, they find themselves thrown into a dark dungeon filled with rats. How will Jack and Annie save themselves and the Grand Lady, too? There can only be one solution-magic! Mary Pope Osborne is a master of bringing faraway places to life. In Carnival at Candlelight she sends young readers to one of the most glorious cities in the world for an adventure filled with history, mystery,and magic.
Target Audience Note: Ages 7-11.
Grades 2-6.
Subject: Time travel > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Tree houses > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Venice (Italy) > Fiction.
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MARY POPE OSBORNE is the author of the New York Times number one bestselling Magic Tree House series. She and her husband, writer Will Osborne (author of Magic Tree House: The Musical), live in northwestern Connecticut with their three dogs. Ms. Osborne is also the coauthor of the companion Magic Tree House Fact Trackers series with Will, and with her sister, Natalie Pope Boyce.

SAL MURDOCCA has illustrated more than 200 children's trade and text books. He is also a librettist for children's opera, a video artist, an avid runner, hiker, and bicyclist, and a teacher of children's illustration at the Parsons School of Design. Sal lives and works in New York with his wife, Nancy.


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