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From beloved award-winning actor, Neil Patrick Harris, comes the magical first book in a new series with plenty of tricks up its sleeve.
When street magician Carter runs away, he never expects to find friends and magic in a sleepy New England town. But like any good trick, things change instantly as greedy B.B. Bosso and his crew of crooked carnies arrive to steal anything and everything they can get their sticky fingers on.
After a fateful encounter with the local purveyor of illusion, Dante Vernon, Carter teams up with five other like-minded kids. Together, using both teamwork and magic, they'll set out to save the town of Mineral Wells from Bosso's villainous clutches. These six Magic Misfits will soon discover adventure, friendship, and their own self-worth in this delightful new series.
(Psst. Hey, you! Yes, you! Congratulations on reading this far. As a reward, I'll let you in on a little secret. This book isn't just a book. It's a treasure trove of secrets and ciphers and codes and even stage tricks. Keep your eyes peeled and you'll discover more than just a storyyou'll find magic.)
About the Author
Neil Patrick Harris is an accomplished actor, producer, director, host, author, and father of six-year-old twins. Harris also served as President of the Academy of Magical Arts from 2011-2014. His memoir, Choose Your Own Autobiography was a New York Times Bestseller. The Magic Misfits is his middle grade debut.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book is very interesting for people of all ages. So many of us can relate to parts of all of the characters. And the town of Mineral Wells is simply amazing. Thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, and cant wait for #2! You rock *Neil Patrick Harris*!!!
I applaud Mr. Harris for his enchanting and delightful story. Even as an adult, I found this book to be highly entertaining and enjoyable to read. I'm looking forward to the next Misfit adventure.