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Children's Book of Magic

Category: Book
By (author): Dk, Publishing
Subject:  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Activity Books
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Games & Activities / Magic
Publisher: DK
Published: October 2014
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 12.13in x 10.25in x 0.63in
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$ 24.99
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From The Publisher*Magic has always captivated and amazed children, but learning the secrets behind this mysterious art has never been easy - until now. Introducing Children's Book of Magic, an introduction to the world's most amazing illusionists, magic tricks and magicians.

Tracing the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt to the rise of stage performance in the 1900s and up to and including magic of the present day, Magic also includes 20 tricks for kids to put on their own show by learning from the 8 schools of magic: production, vanishing, transformation, restoration, teleportation, escaping, levitation, and prediction. Card tricks, coin tricks, escapology, and more are presented in step-by-step sequences, while biography spreads highlight the great works of history's greatest magicians including Hieronymus Bosch, Harry Houdini, Howard Thurston, and modern day performers such as David Blaine and Dynamo.

With Children's Book of Magic kids can dive in and discover the secrets of sleight of hand, the power of performance, and the mysteries of misdirection needed to perfect their skills.

From The Publisher*Magic tricks and magicians have always captivated and amazed children, but learning the secrets of magic or how to do magic tricks has never been easy - until now! This illustrated history of magic features more than 20 classic tricks for kids learn and put to use in their own magic show, including the Zarrow Shuffle, self-tying shoelaces and the French drop!

  • Features over 200 full-colour images
  • Biographies and timelines shed light on some of history's greatest magicians including Harry Houdini and David Blaine