That's Magic!: 40 Foolproof Tricks to Delight, Amaze and Entertain

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New Holland, 2001 - Games - 112 pages
It's the best introduction ever to the world of trickery, legerdemain, and prestidigitation! An eminent member of the esteemed Magic Circle--elite magicians who have attained the highest standard in their art--offers you endless hours of entertainment performing amazing feats of conjuring. First, find out something about the fascinating history of illusionism. Then put together your bag of tricks, made up of only a few household props, and you are ready to entertain! 40 incredible capers are accompanied by color photographs. "Force" the spectator to choose a particular card; make coins vanish into thin air; hang a bangle on an already-knotted rope; and do divine divination. Plus: the "three M's" of magic (misdirection, motivation, and moment) and special insider terminology.

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Richard Jones lives in England. These are his first illustrations for American Girl. (More information to come, as available. TE)

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