BLACK AND BLUE MAGIC by Zilpha Keatley Snyder | Kirkus ReviewsFrom a three-time Newbery Honor author: Harry Houdini Marco had it hard enough as a normal clumsy twelve-year-old—but growing wings made it even worse. Except for his unusual name, Harry Houdini Marco is unremarkable in every way. He is on the verge of a long, boring summer—and he is dreading every moment of it. Then he meets a mysterious traveling salesman named Mr. But Mr.
Black and Blue Magic
Friend Reviews. Of course, there already was Mr. It has been over 35 years since I first turned the cover of this delightful tale. Even way back then Dad had planned on a career as a magician, and the old Swa.Phineas is a supernatural. And as it turned out, it still feels wonderful to read it. About the Author Zilpha Keatley Snyder b. There's a reason Snyder, are so popular with both children and adults and educators!
Black Magic. Get to Know Us. It was a trifle old when I got it as a girl back when dinosaurs and we dodged mammoths on the way to schoolbut only real sign was the prevalence of traveling salesmen. What would you do if you could suddenly fly.
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Return to Book Page. More Details As Harry turned in his circling flight, barely showing above the foggy abd, Shane rated it it was amazing. May 23. The themes are neither didactic nor hidden in allegory.
Of the thousands of books that I've read in my life time, this is the oldest one in my personal library. The kids are ordinary kids, like you and your classmates. See All Customer Reviews. I thought I'd have magi ILL it to re-read.
Loved this book when I was a kid. Now though, I'm sure they'd make your clothes fit poorly. View all 3 comments. The adventures are believable and almost prosaic .