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The Disappearing Magician

The Disappearing Magician

Magic Shop Series (Volume 4)

Kate Egan and Mike Lane; illustrated by Eric Wight

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Mike's magic tricks have helped him learn how to focus, improve his reputation, and stand up for himself. But his new confidence is about to face its biggest challenge yet-the school talent show!

Mike signs up immediately. After all, what magician would pass up the chance to perform on a real stage? But then, he learns that Nora, his friend and trusted magician's assistant, is suffering from a massive case of stage fright, and won't be able to help him during the performance.
As everything starts going wrong, Mike starts to wonder if he might need a magic trick to help him disappear!

Chapter 1


Mike Weiss had his eyes fixed on the classroom clock. It was 1:58. The minute hand lurched forward, it seemed, about once an hour. When would it be 2:00, then? Some people would say two...

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Kate Egan and Mike Lane; illustrated 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.

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