Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on kiwireviews.nz : Saturday 11th July 2020 - 23:10:30

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Books > Kids - General > Klutz Prankster Magic review

« Klutz Tiny Stitches reviewKlutz Tiny StitchesKlutz Dress Up Your Own Paper Pups reviewKlutz Dress Up Your Own Paper Pups »

Score: 9.9/10  [2 reviews]
5 out of 5
ProdID: 6398 - Klutz Prankster Magic
Author: KLUTZ

Klutz Prankster Magic
Price:
$20.00
Sample/s Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by Scholastic (NZ)

Disclosure StatementFULL DISCLOSURE: A number of units of this product have, at some time, been supplied to KIWIreviews by the company for the purposes of unbiased, independent reviews. No fee was accepted by KIWIreviews or the reviewers themselves - these are genuine, unpaid consumer reviews.
Available:
May 2015

Klutz Prankster Magic product reviews

Tricks, pranks, and sleight-of-hand for any time, anywhere that focused on making the kid magician the star, not the prop or mechanical trick.

There's a reason Klutz magic books have sold like, well, magic. This clever book includes coin tricks, card tricks, and mind reading-so there's no need to borrow someone's rabbit. Prankster Magic hits the sweet spot between mischief and amazement!

Includes:
    •  A 48-page book
    •  2 pages of labels to make over your groceries
    •  3 laminated really Fake IDs
    •  One pink, pre-chewed, panic-inducing piece of phony gum

Check out Scholastic (NZ) onlineClick here to see all the listings for Scholastic (NZ) Visit their website They do not have a Twitter account Check them out on Facebook They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board They do not have an Instagram channel



Tags:
fool   jokes   klutz   magic   magician   mind reading   pranks   scholastic   trickery   tricks
Other listings you may be interested in:
Feel: Robbie WilliamsFeel: Robbie Williams
Rating: 6.0
Lizzie, loveLizzie, love
Rating: 7.3
The Kira Chronicles #1 - Whisper Of LeavesThe Kira Chronicles #1 - Whisper Of Leaves
Rating: 9.5
Scar NightScar Night
Rating: 8.0
Magic to the BoneMagic to the Bone
Rating: 9.8
The 39 Clues - 10 - Into the GauntletThe 39 Clues - 10 - Into the Gauntlet
Rating: 10.0
You're All My FavouritesYou're All My Favourites
Rating: 10.0
Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryCharlie and the Chocolate Factory
Rating: 10.0
Esau the PawEsau the Paw
Rating: 10.0
The Expanse - 3 - Abaddon's GateThe Expanse - 3 - Abaddon's Gate
Rating: 10.0
Tombquest #5: The Final KingdomTombquest #5: The Final Kingdom
Rating: 9.5
Sunken ForestSunken Forest
Rating: 9.9
The Twelve Days of ChristmasThe Twelve Days of Christmas
Rating: 9.6

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of rekebum

Review by: rekebum (Shani)
Dated: 18th of June, 2015

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 10/10
Price:
Score 10 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 10 out of 10
ReReadability:
Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 10 out of 10

My little Master Seven is obsessed with pranks and tricks at the moment so when I saw this up for review I knew it would be perfect! His excitement upon seeing Prankster Magic arrive only further confirmed this! The fake gum on the cover page had him hypnotized while he discussed all the fun things he could do with it to trick his Nan who has a loathe of Gum! So of course this was the first prank to be used from the book placing the 'chewed gum' on the side of his Nan's mug and he received a fantastic reaction which only inflated his interests.

The book is well set out and the instructions are easy to read. Illustrations are fun, bright and show you what you need to do in order to pull of the prank. Eli's favourite things are the gum and the grocery make over prank which includes stickers that are in the book to place on groceries. Some include such things as '98% Hair Free' and 'Bean with Bug soup'. The reaction he receives is well worth it for him and he is loving trying out everything from the book!

Perfect for every little trickster!

Click here to read the profile of ktcat

Review by: ktcat (Kate)
Dated: 17th of June, 2015

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 9.8/10
Price:
Score 9 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 10 out of 10
ReReadability:
Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 10 out of 10

Mr 5 is very much into tricks and jokes. He is still very basic with his knowledge. This book really appealed to his sense of fun and trickery.

Straight away, he got caught up on the fake chewing gum which comes in a plastic case at the front of the book. I did have to explain to him what it was and why it would be funny to place it in unusual places. Both my husband and I had to help him by placing it in weird places like on the laptop, on the dinner plate etc. Once he got the idea, we found it appearing in weird and whacky places and we had to make sure we gave him the reaction that he expected each time.

The illustrations are fun and exciting and explain to children what to do. In fact, a lot of the tricks can be done by 'reading' the pictures. This is fantastic for young readers, as the pictures support them through the book even if their reading ability isn't developed enough yet. The text is quite small, but again, the illustrations are there for younger users.

Both Mr 5 and I spent ages working on the coin tricks. He takes every opportunity to practise his skills now. He involves and friends or family who come through the door to test out his new tricks and skills.

The binding of the book allows children to turn pages easily and for pages to remain open while they are learning a new trick. The pages are rigid enough to be long-lasting and not easily damaged. The book is divided into three sections, Coin Tricks, Card Tricks and Other Forms of Fakery. This means that children can go to the section they are interest in easily. The book comes with the fake chewing gum and some stickers to make over grocery items and ID cards. The rest of the items required to do the tricks are easily found around the home - coins, cards, forks etc.

I do think that the price is a little on the high side. The other Klutz books that I have reviews have included lots of equipment to allow the user to do the activities provided in the book. Most of those books were around $30 but the value in the craft items, lego etc was well over $10, in my opinion anyway. This book only has the fake gum, stickers and ID cards and as a result, I would expect to pay a few dollars less than the $20 price tag. Not a big deal but something I thought worthy of noting. This would not be a serious reason to decide against purchasing it as it is a fun book.

I can't wait until the next holidays when my 10 year old nephew comes to visit. I know that he and Mr 5 will have a ball going through all of the tricks together. I can hear the giggles now!

I think that this book would appeal to a wide range of ages (as with all Klutz books). Mr 5 loved it and I think that kids into their teens would have fun as well.

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Books'...

Score: 9.0
Product reviews for listing 1602: The Six Sacred Stones -  Written by Matthew Reilly

Product image for The Six Sacred StonesThe End Of The World Is Here
Unlocking the secret of the Seven Ancient Wonders was only the beginning. The world is in mortal danger.

SIX FABLED STONES
For Jack West Junior and his loyal team of heroes, the challenge now is to set six legendary diamonds known as "The ... more...

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the Knock Out News Group. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of kiwireviews.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, on the premise that they have been submitted as the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind."
George Orwell (1903 - 1950)

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream