The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet

The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet

Book - 1999
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"When Neal and Julie agree to help Eric straighten up his basement, they never imagine that they're in for more than getting a little dusty. But as the three kids follow a soccer ball into the small room under the basement stairs, the floor suddenly evaporates to reveal a rainbow staircase to another world! Before they have a chance to look around, they are caught in the midst of a battle. Shiny red men riding giant lizards are shooting arrows straight at them. They are saved by Princess Keeah of Droon who tells them the red men are warriors for the evil Lord Sparr. She promises to help them get home if they will carry a message for her. The message is delivered successfully but the brave Keeah has been captured by Lord Sparr. Equipped with a cape of invisibility, a six legged camel/horse, and a talkative spider-troll named Max, the three children manage to sneak in and rescue Keeah. Astride a magic carpet, Julie, Eric, Neal, and Keeah fly to the stairs that will take the three "Upper World" children back home. The kids are astonished to discover that no time has passed back in their own world. But even as they marvel at their adventure, they realize that Princess Keeah has left them a secret message: Your dreams will tell you to return!"
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, c1999
ISBN: 9780590108393
Characteristics: 80 p. : ill. 20cm
Additional Contributors: Jessell, Tim
Wyman, Oliver


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Jul 20, 2018

My daughter loved this book!

Oct 21, 2016

My husband read this book to our 7 year old son and he loved this book!

Jan 29, 2016

My nine year old daughter is reading at Level N and has generally disliked reading. My theory is that the books at her reading level are boring for her and the books that are interesting are too challenging for her. This is the first book she has actually WANTED to read. It is at or below her reading level AND interesting to her with it's "fantasy" spin. Hooray!

Mar 13, 2012

adventrous brave and chalinging we read about 3 friends who descover a world in a basment where not your normal every day things happen flying monekeys and falling stares are just two amazing thing that happen at the start of this book

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Jan 29, 2016

ldelgatto thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 10

Jul 14, 2012

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Mar 13, 2012

summary you will find out things you would have never know in this book? imagine what adventures the three friend get up to in there next book is all i can say ............... you will have to wait and read.......


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