Magic has all but disappeared in Brooklyn, but one tenacious young magician is determined to bring it back in this exciting middle grade mystery.
Theo Gangi is a novelist and writing teacher based in Brooklyn. He's written several acclaimed novels and short stories, and he's worked on shows for Netflix. He writes far-out adventures that happen right next door. He directs the MFA program at St. Francis College and lives with his wife, young son, and their dog. Kingston and the Magician's Lost and Found is his first book for young readers.
Praise for Kingston and the Magician's Lost and
"Full of heart, magic, and mystery, this is the kind of book that makes you love books. Absolutely fantastic!" -Sarah Beth Durst, award-winning author of Catalyst
"Inventive, authentic, and razor-sharp, Kingston and the Magician's Lost and Found is at once an exhilarating fantasy and a moving tale of how far a father and son are willing to go for one another. Rucker Moses and Theo Gangi put aside familiar tropes to build something new, an underground New York City, filled with magic and secrets, that challenges readers to solve its mysteries alongside its main character. As for Kingston, we've never seen anything like him-a young Black superhero determined to put the magic back in Brooklyn. He's sharp, feisty, funny, and always a step ahead. This is a special book, the kind that you fall in love with, because beneath the fun and twists, shining through is Kingston's big, bold heart." -Soman Chainani, New York Times bestselling author of The School for Good and Evil series
"Coded messages, characters who plainly know more than they're saying, doppelgangers, and secret schemes...all come together in a...breathlessly paced tale...should leave readers even more delighted that the stage is set for sequels." -Booklist