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  • Bibliography:
    165 Books - 9 Series
  • First Book:
    April 1982
  • Latest Book:
    September 2023
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Full Series List in Order

Magic Tree House

1 - Dinosaurs Before Dark (Jul-1992)
2 - The Knight at Dawn (Jan-1993)
3 - Mummies in the Morning (Aug-1993)
4 - Pirates Past Noon (Feb-1994)
5 - Night of the Ninjas (Mar-1995)
6 - Afternoon on the Amazon (Aug-1995)
7 - Sunset of the Sabertooth (Mar-1996)
8 - Midnight on the Moon (Nov-1996)
9 - Dolphins at Daybreak (Apr-1997)
10 - Ghost Town at Sundown (Sep-1997)
11 - Lions at Lunchtime (Jan-1998)
12 - Polar Bears Past Bedtime (Jan-1998)
13 - Vacation Under The Volcano (Mar-1998)
14 - Day of the Dragon King (Apr-1998)
15 - Viking Ships at Sunrise (Aug-1998)
16 - Hour of the Olympics (Oct-1998)
17 - Tonight on the Titanic (Mar-1999)
18 - Buffalo Before Breakfast (May-1999)
19 - Tigers at Twilight (Aug-1999)
20 - Dingoes at Dinnertime (Mar-2000)
21 - Civil War on Sunday (May-2000)
22 - Revolutionary War on Wednesday (Sep-2000)
23 - Twister on Tuesday (Mar-2001)
24 - Earthquake in the Early Morning (Jul-2001)
25 - Stage Fright on a Summer Night (Mar-2002)
26 - Good Morning, Gorillas (Jul-2002)
27 - Thanksgiving on Thursday (Sep-2002)
28 - High Tide in Hawaii (Mar-2003)
29 - Christmas in Camelot (Oct-2001)
30 - Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve (Aug-2003)
31 - Summer of the Sea Serpent (Mar-2004)
32 - Winter of the Ice Wizard (Oct-2004)
33 - Carnival at Candlelight (Mar-2005)
34 - Season of the Sandstorms (Jul-2005)
35 - Night of the New Magicians (Mar-2006)
36 - Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Oct-2006)
37 - Dragon of the Red Dawn (Mar-2007)
38 - Monday with a Mad Genius (Sep-2007)
39 - Dark Day in the Deep Sea (Apr-2008)
40 - Eve of the Emperor Penguin (Oct-2008)
41 - Moonlight on the Magic Flute (Mar-2009)
42 - A Good Night for Ghosts (Aug-2009)
43 - Leprechaun in Late Winter (Jan-2010)
44 - A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time (Sep-2010)
45 - A Crazy Day With Cobras (Jan-2011)
46 - Dogs in the Dead of Night (Aug-2011)
47 - Abe Lincoln at Last! (Dec-2011)
48 - A Perfect Time for Pandas (Jul-2012)
49 - Stallion by Starlight (Apr-2013)
50 - Hurry Up, Houdini! (Jul-2013)
51 - High Time for Heroes (Jan-2014)
52 - Soccer on Sunday (Jun-2014)
53 - Shadow of the Shark (Jun-2015)
54 - Balto of the Blue Dawn (Jan-2016)
55 - Night of the Ninth Dragon (Aug-2016)
56 - A Big Day for Baseball (Aug-2017)
57 - Hurricane Heroes in Texas (Aug-2018)
58 - Warriors in Winter (Jan-2019)
59 - To the Future, Ben Franklin! (Jul-2019)
60 - Narwhal on a Sunny Night (Jan-2020)
61 - Late Lunch with Llamas (Jul-2020)
62 - Camp Time in California (Mar-2021)
63 - Sunlight on the Snow Leopard (Jan-2022)

Magic Tree House Research Guides

1 - Dinosaurs (Nov-2000)
2 - Knights and Castles (Aug-2000)
3 - Mummies and Pyramids (Jan-2001)
4 - Pirates (May-2001)
5 - Rain Forests: A Nonfiction Companion to Afternoon on the Ama... (Sep-2001)
6 - Space (Feb-2002)
7 - Titanic (Aug-2002)
8 - Twisters and Other Terrible Storms (Feb-2003)
9 - Dolphins and Sharks (Jul-2003)
10 - Ancient Greece and the Olympics (Jun-2004)
11 - American Revolution (Aug-2004)
12 - Sabertooths and the Ice Age (Feb-2005)
13 - Pilgrims (Oct-2005)
14 - Ancient Rome and Pompeii (Apr-2006)
15 - Tsunamis and Other Natural Disasters (Mar-2007)
16 - Polar Bears and the Arctic (Sep-2007)
17 - Sea Monsters (Mar-2008)
18 - Penguins and Antarctica (Sep-2008)
19 - Leonardo da Vinci (Jan-2009)
20 - Ghosts (Aug-2009)
21 - Leprechauns and Irish Folklore (Jan-2010)
22 - Rags and Riches: Kids in the Time of Charles Dickens (Sep-2010)
23 - Snakes and Other Reptiles (Jan-2011)
24 - Dog Heroes (Aug-2011)
25 - Abraham Lincoln (Jan-2012)
26 - Pandas and Other Endangered Species (Jul-2012)
27 - Horse Heroes (Apr-2013)
28 - Heroes for All Times (Jan-2014)
29 - Soccer: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House Merlin Mission Series #24: Soccer on Sunday (Jun-2014)
30 - Ninjas and Samurai: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #5: Night of the Ninjas (Sep-2014)
31 - China: Land of the Emperor's Great Wall: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #14: Day of (Dec-2014)
32 - Sharks and Other Predators (Jun-2015)
33 - Vikings: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #15: Viking Ships at Sunrise (Sep-2015)
34 - Dogsledding and Extreme Sports: A nonfiction companion to Magic Tree House Merlin Mission Serie (Jan-2016)
35 - Dragons and Mythical Creatures: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House Merlin Mission Serie (Aug-2016)
36 - World War II: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House Super Edition #1: World at War, 1944 (Mar-2017)
37 - Baseball: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #29: A Big Day for Baseball (Aug-2017)
38 - Wild West: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #10: Ghost Town at Sundown (Jan-2018)
39 - Texas: A nonfiction companion to Magic Tree House #30: Hurricane Heroes in Texas (Aug-2018)
40 - Warriors: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #31: Warriors in Winter (Jan-2019)
41 - Benjamin Franklin: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #32: To the Future, Ben Franklin! (Jul-2019)
42 - Narwhals and Other Whales (Jan-2020)
43 - Llamas and the Andes (Jul-2020)
44 - Snow Leopards and Other Wild Cats (Jan-2022)

Magic Tree House Merlin Missions

1 - Christmas in Camelot (Oct-2001)
2 - Haunted Castle on Hallows Eve (Aug-2003)
3 - Summer of the Sea Serpent (Mar-2004)
4 - Winter of the Ice Wizard (Oct-2004)
5 - Carnival at Candlelight (Mar-2005)
6 - Season of the Sandstorms (Jul-2005)
7 - Night of the New Magicians (Mar-2006)
8 - Blizzard of the Blue Moon (Oct-2006)
9 - Dragon of the Red Dawn (Mar-2007)
10 - Monday with a Mad Genius (Sep-2007)
11 - Dark Day in the Deep Sea (Apr-2008)
12 - Eve of the Emperor Penguin (Oct-2008)
13 - Moonlight on the Magic Flute (Mar-2009)
14 - A Good Night for Ghosts (Aug-2009)
15 - Leprechaun in Late Winter (Jan-2010)
16 - A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time (Sep-2010)
17 - A Crazy Day With Cobras (Jan-2011)
18 - Dogs in the Dead of Night (Aug-2011)
19 - Abe Lincoln at Last! (Dec-2011)
20 - A Perfect Time for Pandas (Jul-2012)
21 - Stallion by Starlight (Apr-2013)
22 - Hurry Up, Houdini! (Jul-2013)
23 - High Time for Heroes (Jan-2014)
24 - Soccer on Sunday (Jun-2014)
25 - Shadow of the Shark (Jun-2015)
26 - Balto of the Blue Dawn (Jan-2016)
27 - Night of the Ninth Dragon (Aug-2016)
29 - A Big Day for Baseball (Aug-2017)
30 - Hurricane Heroes in Texas (Aug-2018)
31 - Warriors in Winter (Jan-2019)
32 - To the Future, Ben Franklin! (Jul-2019)
33 - Narwhal on a Sunny Night (Jan-2020)
34 - Late Lunch with Llamas (Jul-2020)
35 - Camp Time in California (Mar-2021)
36 - Sunlight on the Snow Leopard (Jan-2022)
37 - Rhinos at Recess (Jan-2023)
38 - Time of the Turtle King (Sep-2023)

Magic Tree House Super Edition

1 - Danger in the Darkest Hour // World at War, 1944 (Jan-2015)

A Magic Tree House Graphic Novel

1 - Dinosaurs Before Dark: Graphic Novel (Jun-2021)
2 - The Knight at Dawn: Graphic Novel (Nov-2021)
3 - Mummies in the Morning: Graphic Novel (Jul-2022)
4 - Pirates Past Noon: Graphic Novel (Oct-2022)
5 - Night of the Ninjas: Graphic Novel (Aug-2023)

Mo

Mo to the Rescue (Oct-1985)
Mo and His Friends (Jan-1989)

Spider Kane

Spider Kane and the Mystery Under the May-Apple (Mar-1992)
Spider Kane and the Mystery at Jumbo Nightcrawler's (Apr-1993)

Tales From the Odyssey

1 - The One-eyed Giant (Sep-2003)
2 - The Land of the Dead (Sep-2003)
3 - Sirens and Sea Monsters (Jun-2003)
4 - The Gray-eyed Goddess (Sep-2003)
5 - Return to Ithaca (Jun-2004)
6 - The Final Battle (Oct-2004)

Virginia's Civil War Diaries

1 - My Brother's Keeper (May-2002)
2 - After the Rain (May-2002)
3 - A Time to Dance (Aug-2003)

Multi-Author Series List

Dear America

Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catherine Carey Logan, Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, 1763 (Sep-1998)
My Secret War: The World War II Diary of Madeline Beck, Long Island, New York, 1941 (Aug-2000)

My America

After the Rain (May-2002)
My Brother's Keeper (May-2002)
A Time to Dance (Aug-2003)

Book List in Order: 165 titles

Award-Winning Books by Mary Pope Osborne

Dinosaurs Before Dark
1997 Delaware Diamonds Award -- Grades K-2
Dolphins at Daybreak
1998 Bookseller's Choice -- Beginning Readers
New York's Bravest
2002 Parents Choice Award (Fall) (1998-2007) -- Approved
Revolutionary War on Wednesday
2001 Bookseller's Choice -- Beginning Readers
Tonight on the Titanic
2000 Bookseller's Choice -- Beginning Readers


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Mary Pope Osborne has published 165 books.

The next book by Mary Pope Osborne, Time of the Turtle King, will be published in September 2023.

The first book by Mary Pope Osborne, Run, Run, as Fast as You Can, was published in April 1982.

Yes. Mary Pope Osborne has 9 series.