These are tricks that require little prep time and dexterity yet are guaranteed to deliver a big payoff. The large format, oversized ext, and black-and-white vintage-style illustrations make Big Magic particularly easy to follow and kid-friendly. Here's how to levitate your sibling several feet off a bed. Escape Houdini-like from tightly bound ropes. There are also impromptu effects that can be performed anytime, anywhere, like Spook-Key, in which an antique key mysteriously rotates in your hand. Each easy-to-perform feat is clearly illustrated with step-by-step drawings and accompanied by insider tips.
Joshua Jay is a master who guides his apprentices through every aspect of the magician's art, from the first step-taking the Magician's Oath-to how to minimize nervousness (Rule #1: Rehearse. A lot).
Pages: 100 - 11" x 14" - Fully illustrated in Black, Red and White.