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The Resource Children's book of magic, text by Anne Hildyard, Rupert Matthews, James Mitchem, Sue Unstead

Children's book of magic, text by Anne Hildyard, Rupert Matthews, James Mitchem, Sue Unstead

Label
Children's book of magic
Title
Children's book of magic
Statement of responsibility
text by Anne Hildyard, Rupert Matthews, James Mitchem, Sue Unstead
Title variation
Childrens book of magic
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt through the performances of today, sharing step-by-step instructions for how to learn twenty tricks in such areas as transformation, levitation, and prediction
Summary
Traces the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt through the performances of today, sharing step-by-step instructions for how to learn twenty tricks in such areas as transformation, levitation, and prediction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10352330
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hildyard, Anne
Dewey number
793.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1548
LC item number
.H49 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Matthews, Rupert
  • Mitchem, James
  • Unstead, Sue
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magic tricks
  • Magic tricks
  • Magic
  • Magic
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Magic tricks
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Children's book of magic, text by Anne Hildyard, Rupert Matthews, James Mitchem, Sue Unstead
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is magic? -- Magic and the ancient world -- Sorcery, conjuring, and wizards -- Studying alchemy -- Witchcraft and the occult -- Mysticism -- The rise of stage magic -- Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin -- Magical effects -- Production and vanishing -- Transformation and restoration -- Escapology and teleportation -- Levitation and prediction -- Making magic -- The disappearing coin -- The heat is on -- Flighty coin -- Stacking the deck -- The magician's arsenal -- Keeping secrets -- Magic newspaper -- The rising aces -- The disappearing cup -- The sticky coin -- The right look -- Alexander Herrmann -- Coin through a bottle -- Two becomes one -- Cut a person in half -- Card prediction -- Magic wands -- Howard Thurston -- Sleight of hand -- Magic societies -- The ghost tube -- Cups and balls -- Multiply money -- The magic string -- Tools of the trade -- Harry Houdini -- The tightrope ball -- An impossibly prediction -- Mystery color -- The changing card -- Harry August Jansen -- Misdirection -- Street magic -- Truth or trickery? -- History of magic -- Hidden skills every good magician needs -- Glossary -- Index and acknowledgments
Control code
1758567
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
125 pages
Isbn
9781465424594
Lccn
2014497336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781465424594
  • (OCoLC)871192733
Label
Children's book of magic, text by Anne Hildyard, Rupert Matthews, James Mitchem, Sue Unstead
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is magic? -- Magic and the ancient world -- Sorcery, conjuring, and wizards -- Studying alchemy -- Witchcraft and the occult -- Mysticism -- The rise of stage magic -- Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin -- Magical effects -- Production and vanishing -- Transformation and restoration -- Escapology and teleportation -- Levitation and prediction -- Making magic -- The disappearing coin -- The heat is on -- Flighty coin -- Stacking the deck -- The magician's arsenal -- Keeping secrets -- Magic newspaper -- The rising aces -- The disappearing cup -- The sticky coin -- The right look -- Alexander Herrmann -- Coin through a bottle -- Two becomes one -- Cut a person in half -- Card prediction -- Magic wands -- Howard Thurston -- Sleight of hand -- Magic societies -- The ghost tube -- Cups and balls -- Multiply money -- The magic string -- Tools of the trade -- Harry Houdini -- The tightrope ball -- An impossibly prediction -- Mystery color -- The changing card -- Harry August Jansen -- Misdirection -- Street magic -- Truth or trickery? -- History of magic -- Hidden skills every good magician needs -- Glossary -- Index and acknowledgments
Control code
1758567
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
125 pages
Isbn
9781465424594
Lccn
2014497336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781465424594
  • (OCoLC)871192733

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