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The Abracadabra Kid: A Writer's Life
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 068814859X, Hardcover)Sid Fleischman, who started out life as a magician, has pulled off a truly magical feat with Abracadabra Kid; he has crafted a captivating and instructive book for kids about what it is like to be a writer. A prolific author and the winner of the Newbery Medal in 1987 for The Whipping Boy, Fleischman tells in engaging brisk style how he worked his way from boy magician to Hollywood scriptwriter to award-winning writer. His experiences and his dozen tips all combine to provide useful and inspiring fodder for aspiring young writers.
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The autobiography of the Newbery award-winning children's author who set out from childhood to be a magician.
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