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The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third (Hardcover)
About the Author
Neil Patrick Harris is an accomplished actor, producer, director, host, author, husband, and father of magical twins. Harris also served as President of the Academy of Magical Arts from 2011-2014. His memoir, Choose Your Own Autobiography, was a New York Times bestseller. The New York Times bestselling Magic Misfits series is his middle grade debut.
Praise for The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third:
"Series fans will welcome the insight into Theo's life.... Illustrations and magic trick tutorials help break up the story's fraught moments as the Misfits puzzle out their latest case and endeavor to save their friendships."—Booklist
"Harris doles out humor, suspense, and sensitivity in equal measure."—School Library Journal
"Full of stage magic (including tricks for the reader to try), humor, and with a great cast of characters, this is just as delightful as the first two books!"—The Barnes & Noble Kids Blog
"Neil Patrick Harris' new novel is packed with intrigue, villains, magic and a gang of rag-tag tween-aged protagonists."
—Here and Now, NPR
"The magic-themed tale reinforces the power of friendship and adventure."—Red Tricycle
Bookmark Contest -now through May 31st
Every year during the month of May we have a summer bookmark contest. Kids and adults design a bookmark of a book they love. We have guest judges choose a winner and runner-up in each of five categories/age groups - then we print 100 each of the winning bookmarks.
The five winners get a $25 gift certificate to Byrd's Books and 25 of their bookmark to give away. We keep the rest. Honorable mentions get a $10 gift certificate.
We use our copies of the bookmarks to give out all summer long!
We are going to start the contest now and go through the month of May, so you have plenty of time. There is one submission per person, and teachers may use them with students, we just need the completed entries by May 31st. Instructions for submitting them are on the entry form. We cannot wait to see your favorite books in art!