Mary Pope Osborne, creator and author of Magic Tree House (TM) series joins special “Kids Spaces” edition of show

(Pompano Beach, FL – PR LOG – May 27, 2014) The popular home improvement show Designing Spaces™ will explore the power and magic of reading with Mary Pope Osborne, creator and author of the Magic Tree House series of books on Thursday, May 29th at 7:30 am (ET/PT) airing on the Lifetime® Channel in a special “Kids Spaces” Edition of the show.

In this episode, Designing Spaces-Kids Spaces visits award-winning author Mary Pope Osborne in her lakeside home in Connecticut to talk about the Magic Tree House series, the value and importance of children’s books, the power and ability every person has to support children’s reading efforts, and her personal mission of childhood literacy.

The Magic Tree House books feature brother-sister pair Jack and Annie – and follows them on adventures around the world, via the magical treehouse, blending magic, adventure, history, science, and danger.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Mary and Random House Children’s books, such a trusted name across the generations on this Kids’ Spaces edition. Reading is such a fundamental building block for elementary school age kids and what better way to engage them than to get our kids started with the Magic Tree House series,” said Scott Moss, Director of Programming of Designing Spaces™.

Random House Children’s Books is the world’s largest English-language children’s trade book publisher. Creating books for toddlers through young adult readers, in all formats from board books to activity books to picture books, novels, ebooks, and apps, the imprints of Random House Children’s Books bring together award-winning authors and illustrators, world-famous franchise characters, and multimillion-copy series.

Random House Children’s Books is the publisher of Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House series, which has sold over 120 million copies around the world

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About Designing Spaces™ on Lifetime Television
Entering its 10th year, Designing Spaces™ continues to be one of America’s favorite home improvement shows. The show inspires viewers on decorating ideas, do-it-yourself projects and step-by-step home improvements to help make every space count and provide solutions to help you enjoy the space you live, work and play in. Designing Spaces™ Family of Spaces includes Think Green Spaces, Kids Spaces and its widely popular Spaces of Hope which prides itself on assisting people and places in dire need of a makeover including children’s shelters, animal shelters, military families and more. Designing Spaces™ airs Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30am (ET/PT) on Lifetime Television.

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