byAlbert SchaferIllustratorDavid Wyatt, Levi Pinfold

March 13, 2012|
Illusionology by Albert Schafer
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Can you trust your eyes? This discovery in the ‘Ology series amazes and thrills as the closely guarded secrets of the illusionologists are revealed!

Do you wonder how Harry Houdini performed his amazing escapes? Are you burning to learn the art of making a beautiful woman appear to levitate? Look closely, for the secrets of the world's most famous magicians and illusionists — from the ancient Egyptians through the early twentieth century “Handcuff King” himself — are contained within! More than a fascinating history of magic through the ages, Illusionology is an indispensable guide unveiling step-by-step instructions for more than twenty-five astonishing feats. Master the classic cups-and-ball illusion! Mesmerize your friends with mindreading card tricks! Along with sundry flaps and booklets, readers will find props for their own sleight of hand, including:
— A magical “dematerializer”
— A set of trick playing cards
— A pair of “disappearing spot” paddles
— A “levitating” card!
Title:IllusionologyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:30 pages, 12.13 X 10.31 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:30 pages, 12.13 X 10.31 X 0.88 inPublished:March 13, 2012Publisher:Candlewick PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0763655880

ISBN - 13:9780763655884

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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