Gotcha!: 18 Amazing Ways to Freak Out Your Friends

Gotcha!: 18 Amazing Ways to Freak Out Your Friends


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A book full of knowledge and know-how, Gotcha! demystifies some age-old mysteries and shows kids that it's easy to be a master of illusion. Doubting Dave and the Mystery Hunters take readers behind the scenes of the world's oldest and coolest mysteries. Then they show kids how to re-create those mysteries to fool their friends. This interactive book is also full of interesting and bizarre background information on each mystery.

With step-by-step instructions, easy-to-find materials (and sometimes no materials at all) kids can:

? Hypnotize a friend
? Turn a pencil into gold
? Test their house for ghosts
? Make Bigfoot prints
? Make a fake UFO photo and video
? Make their own lake monster video

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781554531943
Publisher: Kids Can Press, Limited
Publication date: 08/01/2008
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.95(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

David Acer is a Gemini-award-nominated writer, magician and comedian who has done crazy things on dozens of television shows around the world. Younger viewers might recognize him as ?Doubting Dave? from Discovery Kids' Mystery Hunters, a show which garnered him two Gemini nominations (the Canadian equivalent of the Emmys) for Best Writer in a Children's Non-Fiction Series.

Stephen MacEachern has illustrated more than 10 children's books. He is also a web and print designer and has taught illustration at the Sheridan Institute, where he himself studied. Stephen lives in Erin, Ontario, with his wife and two children.

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