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The Lilliputians Book
The Lilliputians
Book by Will Ayling - $20.00

If you do any kind of puppet work in your shows, you need this book in your library. There is a wealth of information on glove and rod puppets, including routines and puppetry. It also contains information on staging your puppet show, including sound effects, music, drama, and so much more! Improve...

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Professional Punch Book
Professional Punch
Book by Tony Green - $20.00

If you do any puppet work in your shows, then it always pays to check out the classic texts, like Professional Punch. This volume was written by Tony Green, who not only performed with the classic Punch & Judy puppets, but made them as well. It its pages, you'll find a wealth of puppet material...

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Open Sesame Book
Open Sesame
Book by Eric Lewis and Wilfred Tyler - $25.00

This book has long been regarded as one of the most important texts ever produced on children's magic. Most notable is the first chapter of Open Sesame, topics reproduced below, which should be required reading for entertainers of children. If you entertain children or ever want to, you should...

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Puppet Shows to Make Book
Puppet Shows to Make
Book by Eric Hawkesworth - $14.95

If you are a puppeteer or are thinking of being one, this book should be in your library. This comprehensive text not only covers living marionettes, finger puppets, rod puppets, and skeleton puppets, but it also discusses how to routine and develop your puppet show and even how to build your own...

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A Magic Variety Show Book
A Magic Variety Show
Book by Eric Hawkesworth - $9.95

If you need a source for some different types of magic not covered in other texts, try Eric Hawkesworth's A Magic Variety Show! Eric shows you how to combine several types of magic into a cohesive show, and includes sections on Chapeaugraphy, Paper Tearing, Shadowgrahs, and tips on presentation...

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Making a Shadowgraph Show Book
Making a Shadowgraph Show
Book by Eric Hawkesworth - $24.95

If you're looking for something unique to add to your show, check out Making a Shadowgraph Show by Eric Hawkesworth. You'll get a complete rundown of everything you need, including setting up the shadowgraph show, projection lights, operations and arranging the program. As a bonus, you get...

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Opus Thirteen Book
Opus Thirteen
Book by Eric Lewis - $49.95

Take journey with Eric Lewis and his superlative magic in Opus Thirteen. Not only are the effects amazing and crowd=pleasing, but they span a huge range of magic, including close-up, parlor and stage; children's magic and the bizarre; and so much more. Do yourself a favor and but your copy today...

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Teaching Magic Book
Teaching Magic
Book by Eugene Burger - $39.95

Eugene Burger was, in our opinion, magic's greatest teacher. It is such a thrill to see his legacy live on through this wonderful new volume, co-written by Larry Hass. Teaching Magic is a finely tuned blend of method and theory which guides you through the process Eugene used to develop his magic....

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Profit at the Party Book
Profit at the Party
Book by David Hallett - $29.95

Profit at the Party should be in the collection of every kid show performer. Not only does it have effects for children, but it also has numerous gems of advice for all aspects of the show, including marketing tips that stand the test of time. If you perform children's shows or plan to...

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Polished Presentations Book
Polished Presentations
Book by Johnny Cooper - $5.00

If you are looking for a text with a collection of classics for stand-up and close-up, then look no further than Polished Presentations by Johnny Cooper. Johnny takes you through his presentations for classics using balloons, cups and balls, ring and rope, vanishing cane, cards, and much more! ...

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Best of Belcher Book
Best of Belcher
Book by Len Belcher - $29.95

If you are looking for strong stand-up effects perfect for family audiences, you are in luck! Best of Belcher is packed with material for just such occasions, as well as practical advice on amplifying routines for stronger audience reactions. Get this essential stand-up resource now,...

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Excellence in Family Magic Book
Excellence in Family Magic
Book by Scott Green - $40.00

Struggling to come up with engaging magic for all ages? Worried that your family show bores adults? Tired of seeing grownups in the crowd more interested in their phones than your sleight of hand? Magician Scott Green performs over 200 family shows every year in greater Chicago. He’s a familiar...

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Kidshow Matters Book
Kidshow Matters
Book by Jim Kleefeld - $55.00

If you love performing for children at family-oriented events...if you work hard to make your show fun, entertaining and significant...if you find performing magic for children rewarding--as a hobby or profession--then Jim Kleefeld’s Kidshow Matters is a very good fit for you. This is...

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Baker's Brainwaves Book
Baker's Brainwaves
Book by Roy Baker - $19.95

Roy Baker was one of the most versatile performers to ever grace a stage. Baker performed everything from Mentalism, close-up, Stage and parlor magic. His mind never seemed to turn off. Inventing Plots, methods, and routines for not only Adults, but also some great routines for Kids' show...

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The Happy Birthday Business Book
The Happy Birthday Business
Book by Magic Inc - $24.95

AmazeKids’ Danny Orleans began his career performing at kids’ birthday parties. When he started performing shows in Chicago, one of the books that gave him tons of ideas was The Happy Birthday Business, by Frances Marshall. She ran Magic, Inc. which was the magic shop in Chicago and, along with...

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Just for Fun Book
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Just for Fun
Book by Christopher T. Magician - $35.00

Just for Fun is a treasure trove of new plots to entertain children and their families. Author Christopher T. Magician takes his inspiration from classic close-up and parlor magic for grown-up audiences. Then he adapts the material for family shows. The result is over 300 pages of new tricks – all...

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Pranklopedia Book
Pranklopedia
Book by Workman Publishing Co. - $9.95

A terrific book of pranks, and one that is appropriate for kids or the mischievous performer in all of us. This version is a smaller size than the original. Same content. Pranklopedia is the young practical joker's secret weapon, a boisterous collection of over 70 guaranteed-to-amuse (or...

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If Ever A Wiz There Was 2 Book
If Ever A Wiz There Was 2
Book by Keith Fields - $35.00

When a successful, professional family entertainer shares his creative process in a book with actual scripts, hints and tips for his never-before released routines -- routines that are part of his children’s show -- the entire magician industry takes notice. Perhaps that’s why Keith...

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Tricks 'N' Treats Book
Tricks 'N' Treats
Book by John Bundy - $44.95

This book will help you make the most of the marketing phenomena that is not only Halloween, but the entire Halloween season. * Over two hundred pages * Color section * Profusely illustrated

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Super Sized Silly Book
Super Sized Silly
Book by David Kaye - $60.00

Big News! Announcing the long-awaited brand new book from Silly Billy. It's called Super Sized Silly. That's because it weighs in at an impressive 400 pages! It contains 75 lessons to make you a better kid show magician, plus 150 routines by 100 different magicians. With 150 routines, you can...

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