Please take a moment to review Hachette Book Group’s updated Privacy Policy: read the updated policy here.

The Magic Misfits: The Second Story

The Magic Misfits: The Second Story

From award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris comes the magical second book in the NY Times bestselling series with even more tricks up its sleeve!

Growing up in an orphanage, Leila was bullied for being different. But she turned her hardship into skill by becoming an escape artist–a valuable trait when belonging to a group of magical best friends. When a famous psychic comes to town, however, Leila and her pals won’t be able to escape the big mystery heading their way. Whether chasing mad monkeys or banishing ghosts from haunted hotels, these six friends will do their best to keep Mineral Wells safe–but can they still protect themselves in the process?

Join the Magic Misfits as they discover adventure, friendship, and more than a few hidden secrets in this delightful new series. Whether you’re a new fan of stage magic or a longtime expert at illusion, Magic Misfits is sure to delight even more than sawing your assistant in half!

…have more questions? I thought you might. Here are some answers:

WHERE? A sleepy town in New England and the magic shop there, run by the friendly but mysterious Dante Vernon–the gang’s caped and top-hatted mentor.

WHO? Carter, who makes cards and coins vanish. Leila, who escapes from trunks and straitjackets. Theo, who levitates with the aid of his violin bow. Ridley, who invents and transforms everyday objects. And of course twins Olly and Izzy, who make everyone laugh.

WHY? Because together, these six Magical Misfits will discover adventure, friendship, and the town’s long-hidden secrets.

(Psst. Hey, you! Yes, YOU! Congratulations on reading this far down. As a reward, I’ll let you in on a little secret….This book isn’t just a book. It’s a treasure trove of secrets and ciphers and codes and even tricks. Keep your eyes peeled and you’ll discover more than just a story–you’ll learn how to make your own magic!)

Read More

Genre: Children's Books / Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic

On Sale: September 25th 2018

Price: $16.99 / $22.49 (CDN)

Page Count: 336

ISBN-13: 9780316391856

What's Inside

Read More Read Less

reader reviews

Praise

"Acceptance, love, and understanding are at the heart of this novel, which features a diverse cast of child characters... the message that friendship helps children conquer adversity is a welcome one."—Kirkus
"Harris doles out humor, suspense, and sensitivity in equal measure..."—School Library Journal