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Matt Edmondson - Author

Matt Edmondson is a broadcaster, writer, producer, board-game inventor and former professional magician who regularly performed at parties, weddings and corporate functions. He started his career as a presenter on CBBC over a decade ago and since then he has presented Channel 4's flagship youth strand T4, and hosted Fake Reaction, TV OD and The Xtra Factor for ITV2. He has written and presented online series for both The Apprentice and The X Factor and he also took part in the BBC's Let's Sing and Dance for Comic Relief. Matt is currently the host of a weekend show on BBC Radio 1 and the ITV2 show Release the Hounds. Although no longer a performer of magic, Matt still has a huge interest in the field. He is a member of The Magic Circle, and regularly annoys his wife by trying to show her card tricks. Garry Parsons studied Fine Art at Canterbury and has an MA in Sequential Design from the University of Brighton. Illustrator of the smash-hit Dinosaur that Pooped series of books written by McFly's Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter, Garry's artwork also regularly appears in magazines and newspapers in Britain and the USA including Vanity Fair, The Times, Men's Health and Marie Claire. Garry also produces illustrations for advertising and has worked for Proctor and Gamble, Affinity Foods and Harrods. He was listed in The Bookseller as one of 2015's Top Ten bestselling children's illustrators in the UK. Garry lives in London.

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The Greatest Magician in the World
Matt Edmondson - illustrated by Garry Parsons
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2017 The perfect book for all budding magicians! There are even real magic tricks to perform - and they work! Elliot is mad about magic. He talks about it and dreams about...
Lovereading Price: £11.99 - Saving £3.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 26/09/2017
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