A lot young of hopeful young magicians usually start out by practicing in “magic” coloring books. By practicing coloring pages that have diagrams of tricks – which are tricks themselves – they learn just what a trick is and how it can be done. Some of the pages can be colored and magically disappear and reappear on another page, even! From coloring books, junior magicians can then start reading books about wizardry and how wizards do their own special magic, by the way.
A classic junior magician magic book is the Wizard Flip Book and it's an eight-way book that's also called a “changing book” by many hopeful magicians. Using it can be a great way to get started on doing magic as a professional magician someday if one is willing to put in practice and to keep reading magic books, honestly.
When it comes to wizards, the bookshelves are filled with stories about them and what they do and have done in the past. Perhaps the most famous story about a wizard is The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which was first published over a hundred years ago. It was also the basis for the 1939 movie, “The Wizard of Oz,” though the movie was more about Dorothy Gale, her three friends in Oz and her dog, Toto. Other wizards that are famous in books – besides Harry Potter – include Gandalf, from the Lord of the Rings books and movies.
Wizard books include fiction tales of the things that happen to wizards and the adventures they go through. There are also plenty of books that discuss how wizards have been with us in one form or another throughout much of our history. Even the “Three Wise Men” of the New Testament Bible stories were considered wizards in their day. They were known as “Magi,” from which words like “magician” and “magical” come from.
The point is that there are hundreds and even thousands of wizard and magic books out there, just waiting to be read or to be studied. Some are fictional stories while others can help a hopeful young magician learn something about how magic is done these days.