The Magic Misfits

The Magic Misfits

Book - 2017
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"Six young magicians and illusionists team up to save their small town from a crooked carnival owner and his goons"--
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780316391825
0316391824
Branch Call Number: J FIC HARR
Characteristics: 1 volume.
Additional Contributors: Marlin, Lissy - Illustrator

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dragongirl454
Aug 13, 2018

exciting, suspenseful, and interesting. if you are ten or younger, this is a must read.

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leileileeculham
Aug 13, 2018

I'm excited to read it! IT WAS INCREDIBLE! I have the next book on hold and I have high expectations so I hope it's good! Stay tuned to find out!

VaughanPLTracy Apr 13, 2018

A fast-paced book that is full of adventure, mischief and of course magic (but not to be confused with wizardry, sorcery, Harry Potter type of magic)! Not only do the characters perform various magic tricks and illusions, but the readers also get to learn how to do some of them! What I most love about this book, though, is the diversity and inclusiveness Neil Patrick Harris presents with the characters. For instance, this book features a same-sex couple and I am thrilled that Harris simply pointed it out and didn’t make a big deal out of it. He didn’t make them seem abnormal or different from the other couples and families in the story. Overall, a fantastic, entertaining read, and I’m excited to read the next book in the series!

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celestetrottier
Apr 11, 2018

Terrific start to a new series - I look forward to reading the rest of them. Loved the diverse cast of characters and the magic tips throughout.

OPL_KrisC Feb 03, 2018

I love Neil Patrick Harris and was excited when I heard that he was writing a kids book. The Magic Misfits is a cute story that doesn't take long to finish and in fact is something that I think reluctant readers who enjoy reading. I love how the group of kids in the book come together and support each other. I also liked the humor of the book and the magic tricks that are spaced throughout that kids could learn to perform in real-life.

JCLChrisK Jan 16, 2018

Adventure, mystery, drama, and misdirection, combined with a humorously irreverent narration and a good number of tips for aspiring magicians. It's obvious Harris has spent his life around stories and knows how to tell them.

ksweet3 Jan 11, 2018

This book is great for the budding magician, as well as the budding reader who loves adventure. The main character, Carter, is a good kid that has experienced hard times, but he does not let those times tarnish his character. Anyone (young or young at heart) who picks up this book will enjoy it.

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green_tiger_2713
Nov 06, 2018

green_tiger_2713 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 8

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celestetrottier
Apr 11, 2018

celestetrottier thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

OPL_KrisC Apr 06, 2018

OPL_KrisC thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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