Bongo, Ali: Ali Bongo's Book of Magic
©1981 1st Ed, Macdonald & Co.
©1987 Black Cat, Great Britain
Hardcover, 94 pages
Ali Bongo's Book of
              Magic
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Ali Bongo: Ali Bongo's Book of Magic

Comments: Designed for children, but includes some good magic ideas usable by all levels.

Contents:

2 Foreword (Paul Daniels)
8 How Magic Began

9 Scientific Magic
9 The Mysterious Stars
9 Revolving Spoon
9 Floating Steel

10 Close-Up Magic
10 Magnetic Sugar
11 A Close-Up Mat
12 Two Into One
13 The Penetrating Ring

14 Magic of Myth and Legend

16 Hand Magic
16 The Growing Finger
17 Thumb Fun
17 Fluttering Butterfly
28 The Alchemist's Dream
19 The Houdini Coin
20 The Pongolian Compass
21 The Jumping Coin
22 Magic Wands
23 The Rising Wand
23 The Appearing Wand
24 The Knotted Ring

25 The Manipulators

27 Party Magic
27 A Sweet Joke
27 A Creepy Sensation
27 Not So Easy Money
27 A Teatime Trick
28 The Cups and Balls
30 Divination Discs
32 The One-Handed Knot
33 Knot Around the Arm
33 Two Knots at Once
33 The Impossible Knot

35 Card Magic
35 The Overhand Shuffle
35 The Riffle Shuffle
36 The Dissolving Card
37 The Lazy Magician
38 A Message from Pongolia
39 Doug Henning: profile
40 The Elusive Joker
41 The Travelling Kings
42 Turnover Aces
43 The Guessing Game
44 The Pocket Magician
45 The Houdini Card

46 Houdini: profile

47 Magic of the Mind
48 The Secret Signals
49 Seeing With Your Fingertips
50 A Sure-Fire Prediction
51 Shimada: profile
52 Strongarm Tricks
53 The Vanishing Watch
54 Stage Magic
55 Confetti Collage
56 The Never-Ending Straws
57 The Indestructable Ribbon
58 Instant Wood
59 Rainbow Water
60 How to Make Pom-Poms
61 Rainbow Pom-Poms
62 The Enchanted Necklace
63 The Magic Nutcracker
63 Rainbow Ribbon
63 Candy Factory
63 Silk Exchange
64 The Apple and the Block of Gold

66 Five Famous Illusions

68 A Complete Magic Act
69 The Pongolian Prayer Papers
70 The Treasure Casket
71 Tricky Tumblers
72 Pom-Poms Galore
73 The Great Jewel Robbery
74 State Arrangement for the Complete Act
78 Magic Tables

80 Sorcar Junior: profile
81 Siegfried and Roy: profile

82 The Wonderful World of Magic
82 Inventing Magic
83 The Golden Rules of Magic
84 Stagecraft
85 Showmanship
86 About Pongolia
87 Map of Pongolia
88 Clubs and Suppliers
89 Chung Ling Soo: profile
90 Book List
91 Glossary
92 Pongolian Alphabet
93 Index



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