Skip to main content
Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
The Incredible Twisting Arm

The Incredible Twisting Arm

Magic Shop Series (Volume 2)

Kate Egan with Magician Mike Lane; Illustrations by Eric Wight

Feiwel & Friends


Want to see something incredible?
I can twist my arm all the way around.
All it takes is a little magic…

Life is a little easier for Mike now that he's found The White Rabbit magic shop. But after missing a special show from a visiting magician, Mike realizes h needs a way to get to the shop by himself. Unfortunately, he's exhausted after only a week of being a model student, and Nora, his magician assistant and expert on good behavior, is distracted by a new friendship. Convincing his parents he's responsible enough to ride his bike downtown alone will take a miracle…or maybe, magic.

Chapter 1

Friday afternoon. The end of another long week of fourth grade.
The principal hadn't called Mike's parents. Not even once. Mike had earned two green tickets for being a good citizen of his classroom,...

Praise for The Incredible Twisting Arm

“A fun read about a likeable kid who doesn't have it all together, with realistic portrayals of friendship and school dynamics.” —Booklist -

Reviews from Goodreads

Kate Egan with Magician Mike Lane; Illustrations by Eric Wight

Kate Egan is a freelance editor and the author of several books including the picture book Kate and Nate Are Running Late. She lives in Brunswick, Maine, with her husband and two children.

Magician Mike Lane has been performing magic professionally for over 30 years. He lives with his wife, Donna, and their two children, Daniel and Lindsay, in Staten Island, New York.

Eric Wight is an author, illustrator, and animation director, whose books for children include the Frankie Pickle series. Eric lives in Chalfont, Pennsylvania, with his family.

image of Kate Egano
Sheryl Loeffler Palese

Kate Egan

Mike Lane

Read Kate Egan in the New York Times

Feiwel & Friends

Latest on Facebook