Hocus Pocus Practice Focus: The Making of a Magician (Hardcover)

Hocus Pocus Practice Focus: The Making of a Magician By Amy Kimlat, Srinidhi Srinivasan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy Kimlat, Srinidhi Srinivasan (Illustrator)
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"Magicians work hard, just like dancers and singers. They don't become great just by snapping their fingers "(Ages 3-8) When a magician amazes Mila at her birthday party, she wants to become a magician just like her The magician makes it look so easy, but magic tricks are trickier than Mila thought Just when Mila's dream feels like it might disappear, she discovers the magic secret in an unexpected place ... and person.Hocus Pocus Practice Focus is an inspiring, rhyming read-aloud that reveals a magician's greatest secret -- real magic happens when you prepare, practice, and persist "A book that every child interested in magic should have and every girl interested in magic needs." -DAVID COPPERFIELD

Product Details
ISBN: 9781958573006
ISBN-10: 1958573000
Publisher: Floating Match Press
Publication Date: October 25th, 2022
Pages: 40
Language: English



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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.