Magic Everywhere: How to Do Absolutely Incredible Magic with Totally Ordinary Things

Magic Everywhere: How to Do Absolutely Incredible Magic with Totally Ordinary Things

by Matthew J. Costello, Glenn Chadbourne
     
 

Make magic everywhere! For endless family fun and astonishment, this book teaches you seventy-five magic tricks to perform using spoons, playing cards, rubber bands, thread, coins, and other common household items.

The easy but amazing feats of legerdemain in this fun-filled book include many tricks that are rarely revealed outside of professional magic…  See more details below

Overview

Make magic everywhere! For endless family fun and astonishment, this book teaches you seventy-five magic tricks to perform using spoons, playing cards, rubber bands, thread, coins, and other common household items.

The easy but amazing feats of legerdemain in this fun-filled book include many tricks that are rarely revealed outside of professional magic circles:

  • card tricks fit for a king
  • rubber band tricks to stretch one's imagination
  • uncanny predictions
  • supernatural forces
  • brain-twisting rope tricks
  • coin tricks you'll flip for
  • number tricks that just don't add up
  • don't-believe-your-own-eyes vanishings
  • and much more


Every trick is rated for difficulty, and all are easily managed by kids ages seven and older. You'll also be fascinated by bits of magic trivia,amusing anecdotes about how magic works, and stories from the lives of famous magicians such as David Copperfield and Houdini .

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780609803578
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/20/1999
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
5.21(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.34(d)

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Meet the Author

A former science teacher and a contributing editor of Games magazine, Matthew Costello has scripted CD-ROMs including Disney's Mathquest with Aladdin, narrated by Robin Williams, and The Seventh Guest, the best-selling CD-ROM ever (more than two million copies sold). Costello is currently The Game Guy on WNYC's "New York Kids" program. He lives in Katonah, New York

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