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Author: Alec Azam, Neil Patrick Harris Narrator: Neil Patrick Harris, Lissy Marlin Publisher: Hachette Book Group Audio Length: Series:The Magic Misfits Series Release Date: November 2017 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781478976790

Publisher Description

From beloved award-winning actor, Neil Patrick Harris, comes the magical first book in a new series with plenty of tricks up its sleeve.

When street magician Carter runs away, he never expects to find friends and magic in a sleepy New England town. But like any good trick, things change instantly as greedy B. B. Bosso and his crew of crooked carnies arrive to steal anything and everything they can get their sticky fingers on.

After a fateful encounter with the local purveyor of illusion, Dante Vernon, Carter teams up with five other like-minded kids. Together, using both teamwork and magic, they’ll set out to save the town of Mineral Wells from Bosso’s villainous clutches. These six Magic Misfits will soon discover adventure, friendship, and their own self-worth in this delightful new series.

(Psst. Hey, you! Yes, you! Congratulations on reading this far. 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 stage tricks. Listen closely and you’ll discover more than just a story—you’ll find magic.)

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  • “Neil Patrick Harris’s tone aims at taking listeners into his confidence…Harris’ breathless style suggests he’s telling the story exclusively for each listener. His characters are distinctive: Carter’s trust issues are portrayed clearly; the other young people sound believable; and the villain, B. B. Bosso, comes across as appropriately gruff and conniving…The many characters add to the story’s excitement.”

    - AudioFile
  • “I read this book with excitement, delight, and the increasing suspicion that it was going to make me disappear.”

    - Lemony Snicket, New York Times bestselling author
  • “The approachable length and lively, funny writing will ensure this book, the first in a series, performs its own vanishing act from shelves.”

    - Booklist
  • Adventure, suspense, and excitement await these young magic misfits as they learn to trust one another and become friends.

    - School Library Connection
  • “An earnest message about discovering the magic in the world and finding the family that suits you.”

    - Kirkus Reviews
  • “A rollicking ride of a magical tale that’s wholesomely suspenseful, values friendship, and applauds courage.”

    - School Library Journal

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About the Author

Neil Patrick Harris is an award-winning actor with roles in television, film, and on stage. His television roles have earned him Primetime Emmy Awards, Young Artist Awards, a People’s Choice Award, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His breakout television role was as the star of Doogie Howser, MD, and he has acted in dozens of television movies and series since then, most recently as Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother. He has had roles in three Broadway shows as well as in regional productions in Los Angeles, San Diego, and New York. His film credits include Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. He has narrated dozens of audiobooks and won an AudioFile Earphones Award.