Learn the secret of magic and put on your own astounding magic show with these 20 step-by-step magic tricks to try at home The Children's Book of Magic demystifies the mystical by tracing the history of magic from ancient Egypt to the present day exploring the secrets behind some of the greatest magicians from Harry Houdini to Albertus Magnus. From coin tricks to sleight of hand The Children's Book of Magic explains the best magic tricks for kids through engaging step-by-step sequences helping you master the perfect trick. With 8 schools of magic and 20 magic tricks inside, you'll learn how to cut a person in half, make objects levitate or even disappear! You'll be well on your way to becoming the world's best magician and putting on your very own magic show! Dive in and discover amazing magic tricks from the secrets of sleight of hand to captivating card tricks and the mysteries of misdirection for your own magic show.
Reference by University of Chicago. Center for Children's Books
The author recommends one hundred of the best books for children, including a variety of works to suit diverse interests, reading levels, and special needs, while also revealing the sometimes humorous process she undertook in choosing entries for the list.
How was this made? Children have always wanted to know the answer to this question--and this fun and eye-catching book provides answers. With six large gatefolds and 26 booklets, it's chock-full of fun facts that take kids through the life cycle of everyday objects like t-shirts, books, bread, chairs, and glassware. Young and inquiring minds will be fascinated, educated, and entertained for hours!
Upon publication, Anita Silvey’s comprehensive survey of contemporary children’s literature, Children’s Books and Their Creators, garnered unanimous praise from librarians, educators, and specialists interested in the world of writing for children. Now The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators assembles the best of that volume in one handy, affordable reference, geared specifically to parents, educators, and students. This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of children’s literature by focusing on the essentials — the best books for children, the ones that inform, impress, and, most important, excite young readers. Updated to include newcomers such as J. K. Rowling and Lemony Snicket and to cover the very latest on publishing and educational trends, this edition features more than 475 entries on the best-loved children’s authors and illustrators, numerous essays on social and historical issues, thirty personal glimpses into craft by well-known writers, illustrators, and critics, and invaluable reading lists by category. The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators summarizes the canon of contemporary children’s literature, in a practical guide essential for anyone choosing a book for or working with children.
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