Synopses & Reviews
Even the world's greatest conjurors and illusionists had to start with something simple before mastering the mind-boggling. The road to becoming a Houdini or a David Copperfield begins right here, with 50 basic—but still imaginative and amazing—tricks for the novice. Build your skills with routines using coins, cards, and other sleights-of-hand before moving on to more innovative and radical techniques. If you want the ultimate introduction into the world of magic, forget “abracadabra”—say Hey Presto! instead.
About the Author
Chris Stone has commissioned and edited books on subjects ranging from U-boats to David Beckham; as an author he specializes in humor, pop culture, and sport. His books include The Ultimate Christmas Party Sprout
(Running Press) and Spliffigami
(Ten Speed Press). He lives in Kent, England.