Sylvan Learning Partners With Random House Children’s Books and Author Mary Pope Osborne To Excite Students to Read Over Winter Break

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The leading supplemental and enrichment education brand’s first-ever Reading Adventures Book Club will bring the acclaimed “Magic Tree House” book series to life for students around the world.

Sylvan Learning, a leading provider of supplemental and enrichment education for K–12 students, is helping inspire students to continue reading over winter break with its first-ever Sylvan Reading Adventures Book Club.

Sylvan is kicking off its inaugural book club with a bang, partnering with Random House Children’s Books and bestselling author Mary Pope Osborne to bring her “Magic Tree House” book series to life in an exciting and interactive new format that goes way beyond just reading.

Starting December 10, will host the first Reading Adventures Book Club will incorporate videos, crafts, writing and other activities to guide children through a magical adventure to enjoy at home with beloved characters Jack and Annie.

To cap it all off, at the end of the journey, participants will be able to enter a Sylvan Nation sweepstakes to win their very own custom “Magic Tree House” library.
“Random House Children’s Books and author Mary Pope Osborne are thrilled to partner with Sylvan Learning on this exciting and interactive solution to keeping children reading and learning while home for the holidays,” says Kerri Benvenuto, Vice President, Marketing, Licensed & Proprietary Brands. “Participants will get to use their imaginations to draw, write, and create along with Mary’s beloved Magic Tree House characters Jack and Annie.”

Part of Sylvan’s December “Our Gift to You” campaign, the Sylvan Reading Adventures Book Club is the perfect holiday gift for families across the country who are already contending with a year of disrupted learning and want to keep their children excited about reading over the break. It’s also a welcomed new program for Sylvan’s hundreds of franchisees, who can bring the book club to their locations to offer in-center or online.

Sylvan Learning will be providing resource packets, activity sheets and online extension activities for families to make the most of the program on

“As winter vacations approach, we are doing everything we can to find fun new ways to keep kids learning and reading over the break,” said Amy Pryzwara, Sylvan Learning’s chief marketing officer. “We know that children are going to absolutely love this amazing collection of videos, crafts and activities that we’ve packaged into an engaging and interactive experience for the holiday season.”

The first-ever Sylvan Reading Adventures Book Club will be available for FREE to all Sylvan Nation families starting on December 10.

To learn more, create a free Sylvan Nation account at

With more than 40 years of experience and more than 750 points of presence throughout North America, Sylvan Learning is the leading provider of personal learning for students in grades K-12. Sylvan is transforming how students learn, inspiring them to succeed in school and in life. Sylvan’s proven tutoring approach blends amazing teachers with SylvanSync™ technology on the iPad® for an engaging learning experience. Sylvan also leads the way with Sylvan EDGE — STEM and accelerated courses — and Sylvan Prep — college and test prep courses. Sylvan supports families through every stage of the academic journey. For more information, visit or

Widely regarded among parents, teachers, and librarians for its power to instill a passion for reading, Mary Pope Osborne’s award-winning Magic Tree House series is an international phenomenon and has sold more than 143 million books worldwide since its debut in 1992, and has been translated into 35 different languages in more than 100 countries around the world. The ongoing series, which consists of 4 subseries, currently has 34 Magic Tree House fiction titles, 27 Merlin Missions fiction titles, 44 nonfiction Fact Trackers, and a Super Edition, as well as several expansions, including a Journal and Survival Guide, and two fully illustrated deluxe editions. The 35th Magic Tree house title will release March 2021, and a new line of graphic novel adaptations will launch in May 2021.

With covers that call out the varying age levels of each title, Magic Tree House is a series committed to growing readers. All Magic Tree House books are available in print and as ebooks and Listening Library audiobooks, which are all narrated by Mary Pope Osborne. Visit for more information about the series, activities, and more!

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, and nonfiction, 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 a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

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