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Do you know your riffle shuffle from your French drop? Can you make a bottle disappear or read someone's mind? Learn the greatest magic tricks around and astound your friends and family, all without buying fancy props or equipment. From coins to muffins, you can make magic with anything you can get your hands on! With over 50 step-by-step magic tricks of varying levels of difficulty, this book is a great insight into the popular world of "street magic" – where magicians specialize in up-close, informal tricks to bamboozle their audiences. Top magic secrets are revealed with over 50 step-by-step tricks, with no special equipment necessary – you can perform incredible tricks with everyday household objects as you learn how to turn everyday objects into sources of bewilderment and wonder! You’ll never look at a packet of chewing gum in the same way again…
About the Author
Jake Banfield has been performing magic for as long as he can remember. An esteemed member of the prestigious magic circle, Jake has performed for exclusive events around the world and has even written his own show. His effortlessly cool approach makes learning magic look easy!
"A sunny array of card, coin, and doodad magic tricks presented in step-by-step format. Much of the pleasure of Banfield's show-and-tell guide to trickery is the sheer joy he brings to the project....Tricks sure to disarm even someone with a bad case of the grumps."--Kirkus Reviews - Kirkus Reviews
"This introduction to magic with everyday items is highly recommended for middle school library collections and will be relished by those embarking on the journey toward mystifying their friends and family." - School Library Journal
"Readers who are serious about learning magic will enjoy getting the inside scoop on its subtleties while gaining experience with the technical aspects of the craft." - Publishers Weekly