‘This man is far too talented for my liking, and needs to be stopped!’ DAVID WALLIAMS ‘I read this book with excitement, delight, and the increasing suspicion that it was going to make me disappear.’ Lemony Snicket, author of A Series of Unfortunate Events, on The Magic Misfits The second in the hilarious and magical New York Times bestselling series from Emmy award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris. (VERY EXCITING WARNING: These books contain real magic tricks! As well as codes, ciphers and plenty of secrets hidden throughout…) Carter, Leila, Theo, Ridley, Izzy and Ollie all felt like outsiders, until they found each other and a shared love of magic and became… THE MAGIC MISFITS! Leila didn’t have the easiest start, growing up in an orphanage and getting bullied for being different. But she has a super-cool secret skill… Leila is an escape artist! And it comes in pretty handy when belonging to a group of magical best friends. When a famous psychic comes to town Leila and her pals realise they won’t be able to escape the big mystery coming their way. They soon find themselves chasing mad monkeys and banishing ghosts from haunted hotels… the Magic Misfits will do everything they can to save the town, will their magical skills be enough? Join the Magic Misfits as they discover friendship, adventure and more than a few hidden secrets, in the series that has a magic trick or two up its sleeve. Neil Patrick Harris is an accomplished actor, producer, director, host, and author. Perhaps best known to audiences for his role as Barney Stinson on the hit comedy series How I Met Your Mother, he is currently starring as Count Olaf in the Netflix adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. The Magic Misfits series are his first books for children.