Dinosaurs Before Dark

Dinosaurs Before Dark (1992) is the first of 35 books in the easy-to-read Magic Treehouse series. It’s meant for children who are just starting to read chapter books. 

The plot: The siblings Jack and Annie find a treehouse that’s loaded with books. As Jack reads a book about dinosaurs, he wishes he could see one in real life – and then a dino appears outside the window! The treehouse has transported the children to the Cretaceous period. After their adventures with dinosaurs, how will Jack and Annie find their way home?

Facts about dinosaurs are woven into this fun fiction for beginners.

Author(s): Mary Pope Osborne

Lexile: 510


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