Pulling Back the Curtain on Magic!

Illustrated by Rob McClurkan
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About The Book

Learn the science behind amazing magic tricks in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the science of fun stuff!

Did you know that every time a magician uses sleight of hand, he is secretly tracking your eye movements at the same time? How does a magician make a dove appear out of thin air? Amaze your friends with the secrets you learn in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!

A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like geography and history, and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned!

About The Author

Sheila Sweeny Higginson is an award-winning author who has worked in children’s and educational publishing for twenty years. She has written more than 100 books for children. Sheila lives with her husband Felipe and their two children in Brooklyn, New York.

About The Illustrator

Rob McClurkan is an illustrator and author whose imagination is fueled by a healthy dose of Saturday morning cartoons and Sunday funnies. He lives with his family just outside Atlanta, Georgia. To see more of Rob’s work, visit SeeRobDraw.com.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (June 2015)
  • Length: 48 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781481437028
  • Grades: 1 - 3
  • Ages: 6 - 8
  • Lexile ® NC940L ? The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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Awards and Honors
  • Kansas State Reading Circle List Intermediate Title

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