Are You Psychic?: The Official Guide for Kids

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Owlkids Books Incorporated, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Psychic phenomena have been raising the hairs on the backs of necks for centuries. Are You Psychic? takes the spooky out of the paranormal world, putting psychic abilities to the test—even your own!

Helaine Becker, with her lighthearted, witty approach, joins mysteries of the mind with the natural curiosity of savvy young readers. What is Extra Sensory Perception (ESP)? Do psychic powers really exist, or can they be explained by science? Better yet, how can we have fun with it? Are You Psychic? is chock-full of exciting activities to try with friends, amazing ways to test psychic abilities, and even exposes the tricks that phony psychics use to fool us.

A refreshing, kid-friendly design and engaging illustrations complement the high-spirited text. This book will spark interest in skeptics and believers alike, providing tools to become your own psychic investigator. Identify and weed out the real thing from the scheming phonies, and have a great time testing friends, family, even your pets!

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HELAINE BECKER has published in many children'sgenres, from humorous verse to educational textbooks. Her knack for blendinghumor and education into a satisfying package, that both delights and informs, isrecognized by critics and booksellers across North America. Her award-winningbooks include Boredom Blasters, Secret Agent Y.O.U., and Science on the Loose.Originally from New York, she lives in Toronto with her husband and two sons. 

CLAUDIA DÁVILA was born in Chile and raised inToronto, where she studied Fine Arts at York University. She is now a freelancedesigner, illustrator, and graphic artist and used to be the art director ofchickaDEE and Chirp magazines. She lives in Toronto with her daughter andhusband, fellow illustrator Michael Cho.

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