Meet four unlikely friends, desperate to become real-life magicians . . .
Alex is amazing with a deck of cards; Zack's a pickpocketer like no other; Sophie convinced her Brown Owl that all the other Brownies were jelly fish thanks to her hypnosis skills; and Jonny mixes science and magic with spectacular consequences.
They are thrown together for their induction week at the mysterious, secretive Magic Circle. But behind its doors, things are not quite what they expect.
Then the Bank of England is broken into and its gold stolen. Or is it? Could this actually be the greatest magic trick the world has seen? And can the four Young Magicians figure out how it was done?
An ebullient, roller-coaster, action-packed story
Comedian and real-life magician Nick Mohammed weaves together an action-packed and laugh-filled adventure, while at the same writing a heart-felt love letter to a childhood obsession with magic
A gripping story full of humour and magic . . . There are many surprises and breath-taking moments
Witty, humorous style . . . would appeal to fans of David Walliams
We asked some of our brilliant authors (and dads): Nick Mohammed, Chris Bradford and Jeremy Strong about the importance of reading with their kids. From creating personal theme tunes to rediscovering Harry Potter, they spilled the beans.