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MSB: In the Time of Dinosaurs

MSB: In the Time of Dinosaurs

by Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen Illustrated by Bruce Degen

The classroom is decorated as Dinosaur Land, but Ms. Frizzle, inspired by an archeological dig, craves a more authentic experience. So the Magic School Bus turns into a time machine and transports the class back millions of years to an adventure where they learn about dinosaurs, their habitats and diets, and even a Maiasaura nesting ground.

Series Information

Ms. Frizzle is a teacher like no other; she's bold, offbeat, and kind of wacky. But she loves science and her enthusiasm quickly rubs off on her students. Why learn in a classroom when there's a magical school bus that can whisk everyone off to the center of the action? Whether they're traveling to ocean floors, outer space, or active volcanoes, Ms. Frizzle's class enjoys hands-on learning. And thanks to the way each book is formatted — with speech bubbles, notebook pages, data files, and ink sketches — readers feel like they're part of the adventure too. With an approach to learning that's both exciting and informative, this clever series invites readers to share in the thrill of scientific discovery.

Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
3.8
Lexile Measure
410L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Genre
Adventure

About the Authors and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Joanna Cole Children's author Joanna Cole's work includes The Magic School Bus series.
Contributor Image Alt Tag Bruce Degen Children's book author Bruce Degen's work includes The Magic School Bus Series.
Contributor Image Alt Tag Bruce Degen Children's book author Bruce Degen's work includes The Magic School Bus Series.

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