Children nowadays are familiar with all that technology means: computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, digital cameras, HDTVs, and so on. With the advance in technology and the Internet becoming an integrated part of our lives, children are no longer that familiar with books. They would rather spend hours in front of their computer than read a book and enjoy the beautiful story in it. There is a way to change that, though. Parents worldwide should realize that reading is a habit that children should depict from an early age. You can help them do that by reading them beautiful bedtime stories even since infancy. And the best bedtime stories you can read to them are the Magic Tree House books.
This award-winning series is very popular worldwide and children of all ages love it. The author of this award-winning series is Mary Pope Osborne, an American writer who is now extremely beloved, just like the series. The history of the series goes back to 1992, when the first book was released, Dinosaurs Before Dark. Since then, numerous other books have been released and their popularity has significantly increased ever since. All together, the series comprises 48 fiction books. The first series, consisting of the first 28 books, is centered around Jack and Annie, two normal kids from Frog Creed, Pennsylvania, who are sent by Morgan le Fay on numerous adventures and missions in order to free Morgan from a spell. They are helped by a magic tree house in order to solve riddles, save stories, and eventually free Morgan. The next series, called the Magic Tree House Merlin Missions, is also centered around Jack and Annie.
This time, they have quests from the ancient wizard Merlin the Magician. The books in the second series are longer and some of them take place in fantasy realms, such as Camelot. The books have been sold in over 53 million copies worldwide and have been translated into many languages. The Magic Tree House books are perfect for children of all ages and will surely make reading pleasant and exciting once again. Even adults will enjoy these beautiful books when reading them to their children. They have everything: adventure, mystery, humor, love, and friendship. The Magic Tree House books can actually teach children to value the important things in life and to be more generous. Not only do they make great bedtime stories, but they are also perfect for helping parents and children bond.