book: the boy magician

by kath_red on 03/05/2009

in Books, Features, Geek Crafts

The Boy Magician: 156 Amazing Tricks & Sleights of Hand (Popular Mechanics) by The Editors of Popular Mechanics.

Another fantastic small book packed with tricks, bring vintage boyhood to modern kids. Beautifully written and illustrated, this book has some fantastic tricks for beginner magicians (with more advanced tricks too), including illusions, party tricks and science based tricks.

The section on the science of magic is sure to entrance budding scientists: magic candles, burning sugar tricks, magic numbers, paper folding tricks, secret writing … there is a section on coin tricks, egg tricks, handkerchief tricks and too many more.

I really love all the books in the popular mechanics series and can’t wait for the The Girl Mechanic to arrive on my doorstep.

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