Magic Tree House author Mary Pope Osborne at Dallas Children's Theater


November 30, 2018 to December 01, 2018
12:00 AM


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November 30–December 1

Mary Pope Osborne, the author of the #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time, Magic Tree House, will be in Dallas for three ticketed events on Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1 in partnership with Interabang Books and Dallas Children’s Theater.

Friday, Nov. 30 at 4:30pm:
Interabang Books invites guests to join them at Dallas Children’s Theater for a presentation by Ms. Osborne on her latest book in the Magic Tree House series, Hurricane Heroes in Texas and the companion nonfiction book, Texas Fact Tracker. Popular lead characters, Jack and Annie, go back to Galveston, Texas in the 1900s to warn everyone of the storm that is coming their way. Will they have enough magic to save the day?
Tickets for the Friday event are $20.98 per person plus tax and can be purchased at this link: and will include one copy each of the aforementioned books.

Saturday, Dec. 1, 12:15–1:15pm and 3:15–4:15pm
Mary Pope Osborne and husband Will Osborne will be at Dallas Children’s Theater to see the professional TYA (Theater for Young Audiences) premiere of one of their creations come to life on stage. Based on the Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #16, Dallas Children’s Theater presents the holiday musical, em>A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time, at 1:30pm and again at 4:30pm. Dallas audiences will join the Osbornes to see Jack and Annie go back in time to Victorian England to help Charles Dickens overcome writer’s block.
Tickets starting at $17 must be purchased in advance at Every family who purchases tickets to a performance that day will have the opportunity to arrive just before show time on a first-come, first-serve basis as time permits (12:15–1:15pm and 3:15–4:15pm respectively) to have a photo taken with the Osbornes. Only books purchased on-site at the DCT Bookstore will be stamped with Ms. Osborne’s customized signature. No other books will be permitted and only ticketed patrons will be admitted in the building.