The Peppers and the International Magic Guys

Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books

Monty and Esmé's parents have left them for a week in the care of their magician uncle, Potty.

Monty has been happily drawn in to be Uncle Potty's assistant in his magic tricks, but unfortunately, his routine keeps going disastrously wrong. Sensible Esmé soon discovers that Uncle Potty is nervous, because the International Magic Guys organisation is threatened with closure - and Monty and Esmé must help Uncle Potty and his fellow magicians to ensure they give a memorable performance.

Quirkily illustrated, and interspersed with instructions for simple magic tricks, this is an amusing story of sibling ingenuity and endeavour, well suited to lower KS2 readers.

More books like this

Beasts of Olympus: Beast Keeper

Author: Lucy Coats Illustrator: David Roberts

A funny, accessible, adventurous introduction to characters and stories from ancient Greece, starring an endearing hero faced with impossible tasks.

Read more about Beasts of Olympus: Beast Keeper

Princess BMX

Author: Marie Basting Illustrator: Flavia Sorrentino

Princess Avariella is heir to the throne of the magical kingdom of Biscotti. Bored of behaving with grace and decorum, she gets a BMX bike. A fast-paced contemporary fairy tale with quirky characters, a hilarious plot and funny black-and-white illustrations.

Read more about Princess BMX

Share this book with your friends

Use our Bookfinder to discover the perfect children's books for every age...