I almost gave this 2 stars, but since I love Neil Patrick Harris, I’m bumping it up to 3 stars. A fine addition to medium and large collections.—Julie Shatterly, W. A. Bess Elementary School, Gastonia, NC, "I read this book with excitement, delight, and the increasing suspicion that it was going to make me disappear. When Sly Mike steals a precious diamond necklace from kind Ms. Zalewski, Carter decides that his uncle has gone too far. Oh, and the illustrations are great! Carter quickly understands that the glitter of their magic conceals their greed and trickery. Ridley Larsen is everything you want in a friend. In Stock. I'm pretty sure I'll read the next one! Buy a cheap copy of The Magic Misfits book by Neil Patrick Harris. The New York Times bestselling Magic Misfits … [When learning any magic trick, remember: practice (makes perfect), patience (is your friend), and perseverance (because nothing good comes easy). Reading with my 9 year old son. I have four kids, three schools, two counties, one city, and a pretty big reach. Refresh and try again. The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third (The Magic Misfits (3)) by Neil Patrick Harris Hardcover $8.49. Nothing. The ending of the book drags out a bit, and, at times, Harris, who narrates the audio book, struggles to maintain his accents for the various characters. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. (Kids interested in magic will probably appreciate the few interjections in which we are shown how to do some real magic tricks.) Help me crack the code in the last? (1989–1993), Barney Stinson … In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. From award-winning actor, Neil Patrick Harris, comes the magical first book in a new series with plenty of tricks up its sleeve. Ridley Larsen is everything you want in a friend. Little, Brown Young Readers. The Magic Misfits was his middle … This book was darling. Please try again. Carter jumps on a railcar, ending up in a small New England town where he is captured by a carnival owner, B.B. The Magic Misfits must stop the latest member of the Emerald Ring in the third magical book of Neil Patrick Harris's #1 New York Times bestselling series filled with fun and friendship! Readers will sympathize with Carter and cheer when he finally finds his place. To create our... To see what your friends thought of this book, The Magic Misfits (The Magic Misfits, #1). I don’t always agree with him, but honestly... who agrees with anyone all the time! Bosso and his crew of crooked carnies arrive to steal anything and … He is currently starring in the Netflix adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. I'm not really into this but still, it was fun and entertaining and full of diversity. This is not one of them. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. She's tough as nails, she's fiercely loyal, and she's … So when I saw it on sale, I scooped it right up along with the second book (for a steal!!). Ehh.... not for me, but I can definitely see the appeal for kids. I got your ARC from a children's bookstore I'm affiliated with. His memoir, Choose Your Own Autobiography, was a NY Times Bestseller. But like any good trick, things change instantly as greedy B.B. Please try again. I am sad I didnt like this more. Follow. The plot is fast-paced, and characters are multifaceted. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Categories: Children's Audiobooks , Literature & Fiction. It was such a fun read!!! Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Magic and mystery abound in this latest celebrity novel. Harris also served as President of the Academy of Magical Arts from 2011-2014. I found the book to be written in a clever way to introduce youth into many words having a similar meaning: weasel, con artist, scam, nick something, racket, and shell game, to provide some examples. Harris also served as President of the Academy of Magical Arts from 2011-2014. ADVERTISEMENT. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. The book meanders through 21 chapters with cute titles such as Chapter SIXTEEN BILLION—gotcha, a non-existent chapter! It was such a fun read!!! We know he loves magic and he brings us a gang of kids who are geeky about magic and good at it too. From award-winning actor, Neil Patrick Harris, comes the magical first book in a new series with... Free shipping over $10. The setting also appealed to me--it could almost take place in the early 1900s, for we have little to no mention of any modern technology and the carnival feel with the side shows and all seems fairly timeless, too. I offer you my. Sweet read - will be checking out the rest in the series. I doubt I will continue with the series. (it is one of my favorites) I really like Neil a lot but it feels like when he was being Count Olaf he read ASOUE and decided to write a book in the same style but if just didn't work well. I just wasn't hooked at all. The only upside to his unusual lifestyle is his mastery of magic tricks he's learned from Sly Mike—but he refuses to use them to hurt or rob others. The Misfits must work together to fend off mysterious attacks in this magical finale to the #1 New York Times bestselling Magic Misfits series from acclaimed and wildly popular celebrity Neil Patrick Harris! Ladies and gentlemen, the very first middle grade-children Six of Crows retelling ever! As a writer/reader, I've put a hundred incredible books in front of him. When I picked it up, I certainly wasn't expecting to recognize the name of the author--the famous Neil Patrick Harris. Please try your request again later. Five winners will be picked for an exclusive meet-and-greet with Neil Patrick Harris. He wanted to have friends. I facilitated a book club for five 11 and 12 year old girls. Carter is just the sweetest main character and I adored his moral compass so much. Neil Patrick Harris is an accomplished actor, producer, director, host, author, husband, and father of magical twins. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The Magic Misfits was his middle … The setting also appealed to me--it could almost take place in the early 1900s, for we have little to no mention of any modern technology and the carnival feel with the side shows and all seems fairly timeless, too. Hey! I enjoyed the book since there are many opportunities to have meaningful discussions with a small group of avid readers. The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Harris also served as President of the Academy of Magical Arts from 2011-2014. Fun magic tricks are peppered throughout. Neil Patrick Harris’s New Book Is an Ode to Magical ‘Misfits’ “It’s important for kids who have two moms or dads, or one parent, or some other type of unique family system to feel respected and represented” Neil Patrick Harris is a true renaissance man. He escapes and at last meets his true friends—Leila, Theo, Ridley, Olly, and Izzy. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Overall, it is a nice story about a boy who is working to find a place to belong, and, ultimately, isn't that what we are all. I have four kids, three schools, two counties, one city, and a pretty big reach. You'll note no rating and no other shelves on this one. Yet, it's also very much reflective of the 21st Century in that diversity is present and quietly celebrated; we have an ethnically diverse cast, an adopted child with two dads, a homeschooler in a wheelchair...there's not a big fanfare about any of it, these characters are simply part of the story, and I appreciate that by it's very simple being-ness it is perhaps doing more to normalize all of this than a big "message book" would do. Harris also served as President of the Academy of Magical Arts from 2011-2014. It's a decent book and a cute little story, but didn't stand out as anything special to me. I am definitely down for that. Neil Patrick Harris invites Fans to a Virtual Book Tour For His Book 'Magic Misfits' Inspired by Harris' own love of magic, the previous three Magic Misfits books have received an enormous response from young readers. Neil Patrick Harris is an actor, singer, producer, writer, father, husband and … magician? ", "The approachable length and lively, funny writing will ensure this book, the first in a series, performs its own vanishing act from shelves. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Harris also served as President of the Academy of Magical Arts from 2011-2014. His memoir, Choose Your Own Autobiography, was a NY Times Bestseller. A New York Times Bestseller, and a USA Today Best-selling Book! I almost gave this 2 stars, but since I love Neil Patrick Harris, Im bumping it up to 3 stars. 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