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Magic Tree House® Book 1 - Dinosaurs Before Dark

A Beloved Story from a Bestselling Series

Ages 6-9
42 minutes
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Content Summary


Listen to the "Dinosaurs Before Dark" audiobook and travel back in time in the magic tree house with Jack and Annie. This beloved story, the first of the bestselling Magic Tree House series, sparks a love of adventure and fantasy in every child.

Jack and Annie find a mysterious tree house in the woods and wonder where it comes from. Suddenly, the tree house starts spinning and whisks them to the prehistoric past. Will they figure out how to get home before dark… or will they become a dinosaur's dinner?


  1. Introduction (0:28)
  2. Chapter 1: Into the Woods (3:15)
  3. Chapter 2: The Monster (3:44)
  4. Chapter 3: Where is Here? (3:26)
  5. Chapter 4: Henry (3:39)
  6. Chapter 5: Gold in the Grass (5:21)
  7. Chapter 6: Dinosaur Valley (6:05)
  8. Chapter 7: Ready, Set, Go! (3:05)
  9. Chapter 8: A Giant Shadow (2:56)
  10. Chapter 9: The Amazing Ride (3:53)
  11. Chapter 10: Home Before Dark (5:10)
  12. Outro & Credits (0:39)

Learning Topics

  • Exploring Time Travel Stories
  • Learning About Dinosaurs
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Stimulating an Adventurous Spirit
  • Strengthening Sibling Bonds
  • Fostering Imagination

Credits & Copyright

Text © 1992 & 2012 by Mary Pope Osborne. Illustration © 1992 & 2012 by Sal Murdocca. ℗ 2017 Penguin Random House LLC. Magic Tree House® is a registered trademark of Mary Pope Osborne, used under license.

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