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Frances Marshall
Kid Stuff by Frances Marshall

Frances Marshall's Kid Stuff series is considered by many experts to be essential reading for anyone interested in performing magic for children. These ebooks contain full scripts, new routines, and advice for both show and business.

  • kid Stuff
  • The Puppet Rabbit Routine
  • The Laurie Ireland Routine With The Egg And Bag Trick
  • Comedy Wand, Handkerchief And Fan Routine
  • The Foxwell Paper Race
  • A Mental Trick For Kids
  • Prelude To Any Rope Trick
  • The Stomach Ache Tube
  • Birthday Child Sequence
  • Ideas For Kid Shows
  • Spellbound
  • Dressing The Doll
  • Eddie Clever's Version Of The Sun And Moon
  • Clown...
2021 / 11 / 14
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Regardt Laubscher
Entertaining Parents and Kids at Birthday Parties by Regardt Laubscher

If you are a children's magician, then this ebook is for you. Although there are no specific trick explanations, Regardt focuses on full routines, their presentation, patter, and entertainment value rather than trick secrets. Most of all, these routines will entertain both the children and the adults. After all, how often do the mums and dads actually watch the show too? Here you learn to keep them happy as well.

Of course, the main focus is to still entertain the children, as that is the whole purpose of being booked as a children's magician at a party, or event. However, even though the...

2021 / 10 / 23
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Regardt Laubscher
Money Magnet Tips for Kids Parties by Regardt Laubscher

The evergreen market of children's parties will make you feel like a 'magician farmer.' You can harvest 12months of the year. In this ebook of practical money-making tips, I will share my closest guarded secrets I have never told anyone before. I have been making use of these secrets for almost 2 decades and they have truly been my 'Money Magnet' throughout the years. I will cover topics such as

  • Performance packages, Marketing, Invoicing, Designing, Financial planning, and many more.
  • This ebook is really a personal treasure of mine.
  • If you are serious about making money in the Children's...
2021 / 9 / 23
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Regardt Laubscher
One-Liners and Jokes for Kids Parties by Regardt Laubscher

Over 40 one-liners and jokes. Comedy should be used to enhance your magic, as you are not a comedian, but rather an entertainer. But by saying that; can you imagine any performance more entertaining than a comedy magician? I don't think so. This ebook will surely add value to your performance.

One-liners and jokes for:

  1. Arrival
  2. Sit down
  3. Warm-up
  4. Performance
  5. Goodbye

1st edition 2021, PDF 19 pages.

2021 / 8 / 1
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Brick Tilley
Jelly Bean Catch by Brick Tilley

A comedy version of the sometimes tragic bullet catch that plays for laughs and eliminates any danger or controversy. Especially geared for outdoor performances, it allows you to catch a jelly bean propelled by a toy slingshot and can provide welcomed humor and a degree of silliness to your children's shows. Easy to construct, safe and sure to please.

1st edition 2021, PDF 4 pages, video 42 s.

2021 / 6 / 17
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Gregg Webb
Super Session #14: The Return of the Ball and the Big Fat Wand by Gregg Webb

Gregg Webb teaches a routine for causing a ball to appear in his hand and vanish multiple times, using an oversize magic wand. The routine uses one ball, and a simple-to-make wand: this is a great family-oriented trick for children's shows.

1st edition 2021, PDF 4 pages hand lettered text with illustrations.

2021 / 6 / 4
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Eric Hawkesworth
A Magic Variety Show by Eric Hawkesworth

This ebook describes a number of new variety acts for the amateur entertainer that will enable him to present up-to- date versions of Chapeaugraphy (making many hats from one brim), Mind Reading, Chinese Paper Folding, Magic Spelling, Paper Tearing, Lightning Cartoons, Shadowgraphs and Magic.

Practically all the materials used to construct the simple props can be found in the home or bought in local stores, and great use is made of ordinary newspaper.

It is vital that talk and action should be practised together, so a detailed script with full patter and performing notes is given with...

2021 / 5 / 31
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Arnold Furst
Magic for Monsters by Arnold Furst

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...

2021 / 5 / 16
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Geoffrey Buckhurst
Conjuror's Party by Geoffrey Buckhurst

This is a silent film of a magic show for children performed by Geoffrey Buckhurst probably from the early 1950s. Among the tricks he performs is the Zombie, Egg bag, Torn and Restored Rope, Diminishing Cards, and many other bits and pieces to entertain the kids.

This is performance only, no explanations of the tricks are provided. An interesting window into magic for children during the 1950s.

1st edition ~1950s; video length 11 min 42 s.

2021 / 2 / 19
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Will L. Lindhorst
Dick Daring's New Bag of Tricks by Will L. Lindhorst

This work was sponsored by the Quaker Oats Company and includes ads for their Puffed Wheat and Puffed Rice products.

  • How to Tear Paper Napkin After It Is Twisted
  • Mysterious Trick With Paper
  • Trick of Unsmashable Match Box
  • Here Is a Number Trick With Which to Baffle Your Friends
  • How to Remove Dime Under Glass Without Touching Either
  • How to Invert Glass of Water Without Spilling It
  • How to Fill Glass Twice Without Emptying First Contents
  • Tells How to Blow Candle Out Through Bottle
  • Here's How You Can Add Five Matches to Six and Make Nine
  • Three Matches Can Be Lifted With One
  • How You Can...
2020 / 10 / 26
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Stephen Ablett
Children's Show Routines by Stephen Ablett

Ten routines performed to a real live audience and then fully explained for you to use in your own show. Templates for all the effects are included in a zip file to be printed out (check your digital shelf). Most of the effects in this video can be customised for the client and themed to suit a Christmas, Halloween, or Easter show etc. The tricks together can form a complete show for your audiences.

  • Pencil Madness - A pencil on a board changes direction before revealing two comical pictures.
  • Birthday Wish List - A number of items are shown and eliminated leaving one, the gift nobody wants. ...
2020 / 3 / 27
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Graham Hey
Inside the Cage by Graham Hey

Funny stuff to make kids roar.

I always think it's a good idea not only to entertain the youngsters, but to entertain their parents too! Here is a collection of visual gags and jokes that will help put fun into your children's shows and hopefully leave everyone with a smile on their face! I have also included a few contributions from some friends of mine who are established and experienced kid's entertainers.

  • Introduction
  • Inflatable Rabbit and In the Bag
  • My snake has Escaped! and Fingernails
  • In bed with a Bug and The Rose
  • Half-price Tie, The Mirror, and The Wrong Way
  • The Bell ...
2020 / 2 / 2
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Mark Lewis
The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Lewis by Mark Lewis

It's witty and it's full of wisdom. These are the ramblings of Mark Lewis on Internet forums. Irreverent and funny at times and full of deep thinking about magic and mentalism at other times.

Many incredible anecdotes of his varied life as a fortune teller, magician and hypnotist. In addition to this are techniques described on how to pitch svengali decks, how to do psychic readings, and most important of all how to do magic with showmanship and verve.

Included is a video clip of his legendary svengali deck routine which he has performed all over the world thousands of times plus tips...

2019 / 12 / 24
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Frances Marshall
Kid Stuff Five by Frances Marshall

Kid Stuff Five is aimed at the school show magician, and was compiled with the help of many magicians actually working in this field. The ebook contains hundreds of pages, with dozens of tricks, routines, ideas, etc.

  • INTRODUCING MR. BINK
  • THE MAGIC ZOO
    • Construction of the Magic Zoo
    • Some Final Construction Notes
    • Selection of Tricks for Children
    • "I Understand You Do Children's Birthday Parties"
    • "I Need Someone to Help Me"
    • "OK Kids, Let's Quiet Down a Bit"
    • "It's All Right, Ronald, He Won't Bite You"
    • "And, How Much Do You Charge?"
    • "And In Conclusion - - "
  • ON SCHOOL SHOWS
  • BALLOON...
2019 / 10 / 13
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William W. Larsen
Conjuring for Children by William W. Larsen

Bill Larsen reveals the inside secrets for performing magic to children in this newly revised ebook.

Aside from the author's sage and practical advice, garnered from hundreds of shows for youngsters, you get twelve entertaining routines using standard equipment you likely already own. Now you, too, can crack this lucrative field and beat out the local competition. Included are tricks using toys, animals, rings, coins, handkerchiefs, silks, etc. Most of the described effects include full patter.

Best of all, this edition has been newly revised and updated with performance suggestions and...

2019 / 9 / 19
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Bill Lainsbury
The Games Master by Bill Lainsbury

This little pamphlet is deceptively packed with information that can help you to increase your status as a children's entertainer, and increase your income. It helps to fill a gap in a branch of entertainment sadly neglected. Bill Lainsbury is a Games Master, and has been for many years. Because of this second string to his bow he has been able to work through summer and winter commanding good fees for a little outlay. In this manuscript he passes on hints and advice to enable you to start up yourself as a Games Master. Details of performance, age groups, kind of games to play, etc. are all...

2019 / 6 / 29
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Dave Arch
Oralgami: four strange stories by Dave Arch

A series of four visual ghost stories with a magical paper folding twist particularly suitable for grades K-6 where they want scary stories (but not too scary).

For each of the four stories you will get a PDF to print fold and glue, as well as a video where Dave is presenting the story. A separate video explains how the paper is to be folded, glued and presented.

1st edition 2018

2018 / 8 / 18
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John Palfreyman
Magic in a Game by John Palfreyman

From the Foreword by Ali Bongo:

So the telephone rings and the client says ... "Can you provide two hours entertainment?" ... "Of course!" ... you say, doing a quick bit of mental arithmetic to double your normal fee. Having confirmed the booking, you make a bee-line for the book-shelf to search for this book. Because this book ... plus a few bits and bobs ... will furnish the wherewithal for that extra hour of entertainment.

Think of the advantages! You need only do one show in an afternoon instead of two ... no mad dash when the first show runs late ... less packing ... less wear and tear on...

2018 / 2 / 21
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Devin Knight
The Red Hot Coin Revealed by Devin Knight
"This is perhaps, the greatest 'come on', or 'bally stunt' the world has ever known." - Floyd Thayer
This is a sadly forgotten effect that was a big hit back in vaudeville, but overlooked by today's magicians. It has been used by Thurston, Blackstone Sr., U. F. Grant, Tommy Windsor and other great magicians. This is one of the funniest routines in magic and you don't have to be a comedian or comedy performer to pull it off. It always results in hilarious laughter.

The premise is simple; the performer invites a boy up and shows him a half-dollar. The performer says, "This is the one and only RED HOT COIN. After years...

2018 / 1 / 1
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Ulysses Frederick Grant
Tricks For Kid Shows by Ulysses Frederick Grant

25 new, good and unusual tricks plus ideas, gags, and advice. Text has been updated. This is a vintage release by U. F. Grant in the early 50s. Admittedly, a few of the tricks are dated; but, on the other hand, there are some excellent ideas suitable for today's audiences. In this release, you will find kid tricks not seen today. Your chance to be different from all the other kid show performers. The 'No Batteries' effect is novel and worth the price of this release alone. This release also contains a supplement of ideas and advice. An interesting read for Grant fans. Here is what you get.

...
2017 / 12 / 17
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Hugh Miller
Magic for Minors by Hugh Miller
  • Little Miss Muffett
  • Spot The Silks
  • Candy Cascade
  • Over The Rainbow
  • A Giant For Christmas
  • Miraculous Penetration
  • Five Interludes
  • Fancy That!
  • The Banger
  • Smarties
  • The Great Gold Robbery
  • Two Novel Silk Vanishes
  • Red And Green Rabbits
  • Animal Speller
  • Travelling Tube
  • The Magic Word
  • I'll Do It Again
  • Mysto
  • Paper Tearing
  • The Ribbon Egg
  • The Magic Poster
  • Turkish Delight
  • Fly-Over Silks
  • A Letter For The Conjuror
  • Matinee If Wet
  • Dis-A-Bell
  • Yogi Dresses Up
  • Tie Tactic
  • Growing Tassel
  • Growing Rope
  • The Presentation Of Magic For Minors

1st edition 1967, 87 pages; 1st digital edition...

2017 / 10 / 10
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Jim Kleefeld
Today's Tools by Jim Kleefeld

With these instructions and the included artwork, you can quickly make up a fascinating magic trick to perform in children's shows about building, construction or tools. You show a folder with over 20 different tools and have a child choose just one to think of. The child never says the name of her tool out loud, but you will magically know which one she chose. Next you show seven cards that each have a picture of a toolbox. Each toolbox is filled with different tools. You set aside some toolboxes where the child sees her tool. Then you automatically know which tool the child has chosen. ...

2017 / 3 / 18
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Jim Kleefeld
Bug Magic by Jim Kleefeld

An exciting collection of kidshow magic that focuses on bugs and books - including tricks, routines, ideas and resources to help you make your next magic show one with a theme that really appeals to kids.

  • original bug tricks and routines
  • bug art and bug fonts
  • commercial bug magic resources
  • bug prop resources
  • factual bug information
  • bug jokes

1st edition 2017, 68 pages.

2017 / 3 / 18
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Bruce Posgate
Kid Show Showmanship by Bruce Posgate

This ebook provides an entirely different approach to entertaining children. Original material and suggestions - "bread and butter" information by an experienced performer. This volume explains the psychology and know-how of working children's shows.

The following is an excerpt from the book:

Entertaining children is a profitable business. Depressions may come and go; movies, television and other diversions can come and go ... but children are in constant supply. One generation after another as your potential audience.

Only an experienced performer could write a book of this kind. No...

2016 / 12 / 23
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Devin Knight & Ulysses Frederick Grant
How To Produce A Rabbit by Devin Knight & Ulysses Frederick Grant

No one can really call himself a magician, unless he can pull a rabbit out of a hat. It is the most expected trick in magic today. Even though few magicians do it; you always have kids asking, "Are you going to pull a rabbit out of a hat?"

Potential clients calling about birthday parties, often ask if you can pull a rabbit out of a hat. Some magician's try to pacify the mothers or children using a mirror box production of a rabbit. Good try, but it is not the same. People want to see a rabbit produced from an empty top hat, or even a borrowed hat. If you can do this; you have a big advantage...

2016 / 12 / 11
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Wolfgang Riebe
Kids Party Magic by Wolfgang Riebe

Includes full access to the following videos (available via YouTube and as download from your digital shelf):

  • Wolfie's Kids Magic Part 1 and 2
  • Xmas Magic
  • Balloon Modeling
PLUS: Your own Cool Magic Tricks book with full print rights.

Kids Party Magic is a practical book of magic for children's magicians that contains entertaining and many original tricks that you can add to your show right away. Included are themed tricks around Easter and Christmas, as well as insights into the theory of performing for kids.

Are you looking for new comedy items and gags to perform with assistants?...

2016 / 10 / 22
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Devin Knight
The Great Apple Heist by Devin Knight

A great trick for kid shows, especially at Halloween. Two kids take an equal turn at removing apples from a bowl. Yet one child ends up with 5 apples and the other 2 apples. Baffling to an audience. Magician directs from a distance.

These are some of the most unusual effects ever developed for a stand-up performer. Effects your audiences haven't seen before. These routines are based on an ancient close-up effect that has been revised so it can be seen on the largest stage or in someone's living room. You can work this under any conditions with no angle problems or special props. Routines...

2016 / 8 / 16
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Devin Knight & Ulysses Frederick Grant
The Milky Way by Devin Knight & Ulysses Frederick Grant

An extremely rare and little-known U. F. Grant manuscript that is nearly impossible to find nowadays. Devin Knight has taken the original text, revised it and updated it with various annotations for today's performers. He explains and deals with issues that Grant failed to mention in the original release.

This e-book teaches you three great U. F. Grant tricks with a glass of milk! The methods are typical of Grant's thinking.

1-Here & There: A homing milk effect. Show a glass of real milk, cover it with a paper tube. Pour the milk back into a pitcher. When the tube is removed, the glass...

2016 / 7 / 19
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Devin Knight
The Secret Edge For Children's Entertainers by Devin Knight

The first book of its kind written exclusively for children's entertainers. If you are a children's entertainer, then this ebook could be one of the most important things you will ever read.

This is not just for magicians, but clowns, balloon artists, face painters, storytellers or anyone who entertains children. It's must-know information. The old saying, "What you don't know, won't hurt you," isn't true when it comes to this ebook. Not knowing this information can hurt your career and cause you to lose children's gig. This ebook tells you how to get an edge that will give you an 80% advantage...

2016 / 6 / 28
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Brian T. Lees
Safety Magic Show Primer by Brian T. Lees

A primer to help magicians get started with safety based magic, and shows.

  • Foundational Groundwork
  • Potential Markets
  • Sources for Material
  • Sample Routines
  • The Blend
  • Hand Out Materials
  • Wrapping it up

1st edition 2016, 18 pages.

2016 / 5 / 30
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Gordon MacDonald
Tips on "Soft Soap" by Gordon MacDonald

Magicians who use the well-known Soft Soap effect will treasure this collection of more than twenty tricks, ideas, patter themes and presentations for use with this trick. Among the contributors are Milbourne Christopher, Hen Fetsch, Arnold Furst, Karrell Fox, Ken Allen and many others. Compiled by Gordon Macdonald.

  • Tips on Preparation
  • Tips on Introductions
  • Tips on Endings
  • Tips on Presentations
  • Tips on Combinations
  • Tips on Variations
  • Tips on Patter
  • Short Tips on General Presentation

PDF 25 pages

2016 / 1 / 5
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Stephen Ablett
Everything I know about being a Children's Entertainer by Stephen Ablett

This ebook is an updated version of the Children's Entertainers Guidebook. It answers hundreds of questions you have been afraid to ask of a children’s entertainer. Stephen, a professional magician for over 20 years, gives tips on advertising, child control, show structure and many other key areas. This ebook is the ultimate guide to structuring your show, trick selection and working in the business. Learn how to put a show together and engage an audience, new tricks and routines for your birthday, school, theme-park and library shows. Learn new advertising techniques, business management...

2015 / 8 / 28
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Timothy Rose
A King and Queens Story by Timothy Rose

Maybe you thought that the time tested "Find the Queen" was only meant as a gambling swindle. That's no longer the case. Get those cards out of storage, blow off the dust and get ready to spin a story of curiosity and wonder to suit young and old alike. This is a full routine laid out for you word for word with all the moves. Complete with additional notes on handeling, presentation and staging this versatile and easy to do version is a can't miss. Now you can take the smallest show and make it look like a Vegas production your clients will truly appreciate watching.

1st edition 2015, 5...

2015 / 8 / 14
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Bert Easley & Eric P. Wilson
Doing Magic For Youngsters by Bert Easley & Eric P. Wilson

This is actually a compilation of two books:

  • Doing Magic For Youngsters by Bert Easley
  • The Art of Conjuring TO Children by Eric P. Wilson
This is a full course on how to perform for children. It not only includes a lot of suitable tricks, but also all the other important factors you need to consider when performing for children. Even if you've been doing magic for juniors all of your life, there are valuable instructions, pointers, rules, hints and vital information in this work that are worth much more to anyone who entertains the small-fry.

Contents:

PART I: DOING MAGIC FOR YOUNGSTERS ...

2015 / 7 / 14
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