Come And Be Amazed By Magician Ted Schwank

On Monday, June 11 @ 3:30 pm, Master magician Ted Schwank will be performing for children. Tickets are not required for this show.

Close-Up Tricks by Stephanie Turnbull.

Amaze your friends with these brilliant close-up tricks. Easy-to-follow instructions explain how you can make a glass seem to melt through a table, perform the famous cup and trick, make coins disappear and much, much more.

 

Incredible Illusions by Stephanie Turnbull. 

Reveals the secrets of famous illusions and teaches the skills needed to perform illusions such as spoon-bending and levitation. Includes step-by-step instructions, picture diagrams, and performance tips.

Marvelous Magic by Susan Martineau

The world of magic is making way for old clothes and radishes. That may sound odd, but this book is all about taking ordinary objects and transforming them into the mesmerizing devices of magic. Craft enthusiasts will be creating magnificent disguises and tools used for unbelievable tricks. Colorful illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide readers into mastering the art of disguise and illusion. Fun facts are shared along the way.

Stand-Up Magic and Optical Illusions by Nicholas Einhorn.

This book introduces stand-up magic tricks that readers can perform in front of a large audience. Also known as stage magic or parlor magic, these awe-inspiring tricks use large props that can be seen from a distance. Readers learn how to create all of the necessary props themselves, with everyday materials such as boxes, colored paper, and cloth. The book also explores optical illusions, large and small, including some that can be presented in a magic show.

Fiction

Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms: Magic, Mystery, and a Very Strange Adventure by Lissa Evans.

Enter a wonderful world filled with real magic, mystery, and danger. As if being small and having S. Horten as his name isn't bad enough, now 10-year-old Stuart is forced to move far away from all his friends. But on his very first day in his new home, Stuart's swept up in an extraordinary adventure: the quest to find his great-uncle Tony, a famous magician who literally disappeared off the face of the earth and Tony's marvelous long-lost workshop. Along the way, Stuart reluctantly accepts help from the annoying triplets next door... and encounters trouble from another magician who's also desperate to get hold of Tony's treasures. A quirky, smart, charming page-turner, Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms will enchant young readers. 

The Houdini Box by Brian Selznick.

A chance encounter with Harry Houdini leaves a small boy in possession of a mysterious box--one that might hold the secrets to the greatest magic tricks ever performed.