Charlie Kadabra feels like the biggest loser ever born. A foster kid abandoned as a baby, picked on by the bullies at school he thinks his life stinks, until he tries to save the little rabbit and accidentally blows up his science teacher, who’s a robot! Running for his life he follows the new girl, Emily, through a shiny curtain in the woods and lands in the magical world of Mim. Charlie discovers he is the last of the Magicians, guardians of the land of Mim. Can Charlie find all the jewels of power for the Magician’s staff his father left him in time to save all his new friends from Dr. Pi’s destruction? This humorous fantasy tale will delight readers of all ages as they find out, there is a little Charlie in all of us.
“The story of Charlie Kadabra is an explosive tale of excitement and intrigue that finds new and creative ways to tie in old fantasy myths and creatures to our simple, mundane world.” James B. Hoke, author of The Ark Brothers
“Highly recommended!” – Midwest Book Review Children’s Bookwatch April 2015
“McAdam can capture readers from all ages and sizes to her great m/g book that I was shocked I found myself turning the pages so fast to see what might happen next or what might change. I cannot wait to read more books from this series’ and even by the author.” – Quirky Book Reviews
“In this book they will take a journey with Charlie through the halls of school into a fantasy world. They will find a hero they can root for. I am definitely looking forward to the second book in this series.” The Musings of a Book Addict