A classic of routines and advice for working with what some call "the little monsters" (children); now updated for the modern performer. Here's a book for all magicians; whether you specialize in giving kid shows or just want a few new routines that are time tested by this seasoned entertainer. The seventeen tricks are described in complete detail and with every word of patter, including several original comedy routines that offer the maximum in entertainment value and audience response with a minimum of preparation or investment.
The book stresses the psychology and presentation necessary for the successful entertainment of children. The effects are arranged as a full-hour presentation and can be used under all conditions and for every age level. With a Forward by Miss Shari Lewis.
Third revised edition contains three new chapters, including several updates for the modern kid show performer.
"A most valuable book for all performers who entertain children, and who can adapt to their own uses the material the author has used successfully for some 20 years." - John Braun
"The material can be presented in a small room or on the biggest school stage; the advice is tested and proved." - Lloyd E. Jones
"Highly recommended for any magician, professional or amateur, who performs or ever intends to perform for the younger generation." - Milbourne Christopher
2nd printing 1960, PDF 68 pages.
word count: 21068 which is equivalent to 84 standard pages of text