Books by Tomislav Tomic

THE FAIRY TALE HANDBOOK by Libby Hamilton
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Even begging the conflation of traditional folklore with The Wizard of Oz and other folkloric fantasy, readers familiar with the originals will barely recognize these coy renditions. (Pop-up nonfiction. 6-9)"
Elegant figures in medieval dress give the illustrations for this revue of stock European folk-tale settings and characters (plus some modern hangers-on) a classic air. Read full book review >
ILLUSIONOLOGY by Albert Schafer
Released: March 13, 2012

"Though most of professional magic's last 100 years pull a vanishing act, a beguiling mix of wonders and practical advice. (bibliography, many detachable or already detached pieces) (Novelty/nonfiction. 10 & up)"
Leaving no square inch of page space unpurposed, the latest in the 'Ology series wraps directions for over two dozen simple sleight-of-hand tricks in thick skeins of history and mystery. Read full book review >
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"Diverse in scope and rich in presentation. (introduction) (Folklore/anthology. 10+)"
Packed with humor and wisdom, this choice collection showcases the timeless, cross-cultural fascination with that most wily and wise character, the trickster. Read full book review >