Milo's Hat Trick by Jon Agee

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Milo the Magnificent isn't magnificent at all. His card trick is hopeless. His rope trick is a mess. So the theater manager gives him one last chance: Milo has to pull a rabbit out of his hat at the next performance - or else. With carrot, string, and stick, Milo heads for the woods in search of a rabbit. Instead he catches a bear, a very clever bear, whose sensational hat trick just might save Milo's magic act.

About Jon Agee

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Jon Agee is the author/illustrator of a dozen celebrated picture books, including The Retired Kid, Nothing, Milo's Hat Trick, and Terrific (all ALA Notables), along with seven popular books of wordplay, among them, Smart Feller, Fart Smeller. Said Booklist: "In the Olympics of verbal gymnastics, Agee takes the gold.
Published May 1, 2001 by Michael Di Capua Books. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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Agee displays his masterful drollery to particularly good effect in this tale of a semiskilled magician in need of a good trick.

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With marvelously economical narration and line drawings, Agee (The Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau) conjures a formidable tale of a struggling magician. Mi

Apr 30 2001 | Read Full Review of Milo's Hat Trick

PreS-Gr 2—Milo is a failing magician in a vaudeville show. Told by the proprietor to find a rabbit for his hat trick, Milo instead finds a bear that fits in his hat. The duo is a success, but the bear is exhausted from doing his trick so often. After the bear returns to h

Feb 01 2015 | Read Full Review of Milo's Hat Trick

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