The Man who was Magic: A Fable of Innocence
The hidden city of Mageia, is the home of magicians, "Masters of Misdirection" where even the children can produce paper flowers from a tube, and know there is no such thing as magic. But no one in Mageia knows what makes a tree grow or why the stars come out at night. One day Adam the Simple, a wandering magician, and his dog, Mopsy, knocked at the city gates. No one then understood that he had a different kind of magic--one that could restore innocence, wonder, and awe.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - librisissimo - LibraryThing
Substance: One of my favorite Gallico books, and very suitable for younger readers in need of a boost. Adults may approach it a bit more cynically, which is normal, but while it is "predictable" and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bdickie - LibraryThing
I read this years ago and fell in love with it. It is written for children, but works on so many levels that adults can enjoy it too. A magical book. Read full review