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By Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce

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whilst Jack and Annie received again from their experience in Magic Tree apartment #16: Polar Bears earlier Bedtime, they had plenty of questions. Why is the Arctic so chilly? What did the 1st humans of the Artic devour? How do polar bears go skinny ice? What different animals stay within the Arctic? discover the solutions to those questions and extra as Jack and Annie song the facts.

Filled with up to date details, images, illustrations, and enjoyable tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree apartment truth Trackers are the precise approach for children to determine extra in regards to the subject matters they found of their favourite Magic Tree condo adventures. And academics can use truth Trackers along their Magic Tree apartment fiction partners to satisfy universal middle textual content pairing needs.

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