Allen, Jon: Simple Magic Tricks
©2005 Published by Hamyln
Paper, perfect-bound, 7.5x9.3", 128 pages
ISBN 9780600610182
Simple Magic
              Tricks
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Comments: Beginner's book of magic

Contents: (compiled from index, may not be 100% accurate)

6 Using Props
6 Sleight of Hand
7 Presentation & Practicing: In Front of Mirror, Audience

8 Card Magic
8 Always Get it Right: card
10 All Fingers and Thumbs: card
12 No Need to Guess: card
13 Slap the Deck: card
14 Feel the Pulse, Find the Card: card
15 Rising From the Deck: card
16 Undercover Card: card
17 One Step Ahead of the Pack: card
18 Two-Card Reverse: card
20 Do Exactly As I Do: card
22 Sort the Red from the Black: card

24 Rope Magic
24 Disappearing Cut
26 'Armless Fun
27 Don't Love Your Head
28 Mysteriously Joined
30 Eye of the Needle
32 Knotty Problem

34 Paper Magic
34 Coin Vanishes
36 Currency Exchange: coin
38 Telekinetic Treasures
39 Instant Print
40 Wish You Were Here
41 Secret Squeeze: coin
42 Picture of Two Halves
44 What is a Cut Not a Cut?

46 Magic With Everyday Objects
46 Hard Act to Swallow: silverware
48 Mark My Hands
50 Jumping Ring: finger ring
51 Peculiar Pencil
52 Mysterious Movements: drinking straw
53 From Out of Nowhere: handkerchief
54 Pretend Penetrations: silverware & napkin
56 Cutlery Transformations: silverware & napkin
58 Glass Vanishes: under napkin
60 Balancing Act: glass, plate
61 Twist or Stick?: drinking straw
62 Will It Burst?: balloon
64 Band On the Run: rubber band
66 Jumping Bands: rubber band
67 Trading Places: rubber band
68 Open Sesame: safety pin
69 Unlock the Pins' Secret: safety pin
70 Watch It Go!: handkerchief & safety pin
72 Mint With the Hole: handkerchief & candy
74 Through the Drinking Glass: glass & handkerchief & rubber band

76 Coin Magic
76 Where Did the Money Go?: coin & glass & handkerchief
78 Alphabetical Assistance: coin
79 Can You Feel the Heat?: coin & glass
80 Disappearing Act: coin
82 Where on Earth?: coin & handkerchief
83 Sandwich Secrets: bread roll & coin
84 Going...Going...Gone: coin & pencil
86 Show Me The Money: coin

88 Mental Magic
88 Triple Prediction: mathematical coin prediction
90 Memorizing With a Difference
92 Spot the Thief: mentalism
93 It's Black Magic: mentalism
94 Secret is the Placement: mentalism
95 Dastardly Dominoes: mentalism
96 Ultimate Maths Trick
98 Prepared for All Eventualities: coin mentalism
100 Pick Any Two, Eliminate One

106 Tricks of the Trade
106 Star Potential: rubber band
108 Eyes Wide Shut: glass
110 Four Coin Roll: coin
112 Glass Act: glass & handkerchief
114 Cracking Time
115 Unravelling Tie
116 Slinky Dink Pencil
117 What's the Catch?: coin
118 Simply Spoon Bending: silverware
120 Magic Mystery Tour: with a party popper & thimble
122 Coin-Card Sandwich
124 Candle in the Wind: wine bottle trick
125 Apple Bobbing


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