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Young Magicians and the Thieves' Almanac

Nick Mohammed


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  • Paperback
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On a London street, four unlikely friends stand before the astonishingly ordinary-looking blue door of the Magic Circle . . . Alex doesn't say much, and once jumped when handed a satsuma, but, wow, is he amazing with a deck of cards. Zack is undoubtedly one of the best pickpockets in the country (but always puts things back). Sophie once convinced her Brown Owl that all the other Brownies were jellyfish thanks to her nifty hypnosis skills - and then never returned. Jonny - who is quite possibly the tallest boy in the universe - mixes science and magic with spectacular consequences (mostly explosions). Join these young magicians as they step inside the world-famous conjuring club in an adventure that may or may not involve the search for a secret book, a set of impossible crimes and . . . oh, yes - a flock of very confused pigeons. Intrigued? Confused? Well, you're just going to have to decide for yourself, AREN'T YOU?

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A hilariously funny and riotously fun adventure set in the world of real magic. On a London street, four unlikely friends stand before the astonishingly ordinary-looking blue door of the Magic Circle . . . Alex doesn't say much, and once jumped when handed a satsuma, but, wow, is he amazing with a deck of cards. Zack is undoubtedly one of the best pickpockets in the country (but always puts things back). Sophie once convinced her Brown Owl that all the other Brownies were jellyfish thanks to her nifty hypnosis skills - and then never returned. Jonny - who is quite possibly the tallest boy in the universe - mixes science and magic with spectacular consequences (mostly explosions). Join these young magicians as they step inside the world-famous conjuring club in an adventure that may or may not involve the search for a secret book, a set of impossible crimes and . . . oh, yes - a flock of very confused pigeons.

Author Biography

NICK MOHAMMED has been a member of Bradford Magic Circle for 18 years and in 2012 was made an Associate of the Inner Magic Circle. He is also a rising star in the comedy world, and increasingly in demand as an actor and comedian. He is Mr Love in HANK ZIPZER on CBBC and also appeared as Casper in ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS- THE MOVIE as Tim Grimes in THE MARTIAN and as Ariyaratna in BRIDGET JONES'S BABY.

Review

Witty, humorous style . . . would appeal to fans of David Walliams TES A gripping story full of humour and magic . . . There are many surprises and breath-taking moments Primary and Teen Magazine Comedian and real-life magician Nick Mohammed weaves together an action-packed and laugh-filled adventure, while at the same writing a heart-felt love letter to a childhood obsession with magic BookTrust An ebullient, roller-coaster, action-packed story -- Julia Eccleshare LoveReading4Kids

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An ebullient, roller-coaster, action-packed story

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An ebullient, roller-coaster, action-packed story--Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading4Kids Comedian and real-life magician Nick Mohammed weaves together an action-packed and laugh-filled adventure, while at the same writing a heart-felt love letter to a childhood obsession with magic-- BookTrust A gripping story full of humour and magic . . . There are many surprises and breath-taking moments-- Primary and Teen Magazine Witty, humorous style . . . would appeal to fans of David Walliams-- TES

Promotional "Headline"

The first hilarious middle-grade mystery-adventure from rising star comedian, actor and magician, Nick Mohammed, takes readers behind the scenes of the shadowy, world-famous Magic Circle HQ.

Product Details

Author
Nick Mohammed
Year
2017
ISBN-10
0141376996
ISBN-13
9780141376998
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2017-02-02
Audience Age
9
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Pages
400
Media
Book
Publisher
Penguin Random House Children's Uk
Language
English
Audience
Children/Juvenile