Welcome to Episode 12 of Young Mister Wugidgem. Last week Sally shared the discovery that she has magical powers, just as James does. Then we learned that Joseph Kelly, son of evil magician Jack Kelly, testified against his father and is in Witness Protection. Finally we heard from Charlie Connors of the FBI that the red rock chip clue was a rare-earth metal, Europium. Today we’ll learn how Europium intensifies magic. Finally we’ll be with James and Sally as Dad begins their crash course in magical training. To hear this podcast, click in this link:
Welcome to Episode 11 of Young Mister Wugidgem. Last week we sat in the audience and watched Dad pull off an astounding act of real teletransportation! Today we’ll be with James as he reveals his magical gifts to his sister, Sally. Then Sally shares her incredible experience with a mama bear in Yosemite, first with James, and then with Mom. Here is the link to today’s audio podcast:
Welcome to Episode 10 of Young Mister Wugidgem. Last week we learned more about good versus evil from Reverend Peterson. Then we followed Dad on the second leg of his magic tour. Today we’ll be in the audience when Dad attempts real magic before a packed house. Enjoy!
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Welcome to Episode 9 of Young Mister Wugidgem. Last week we saw the photographic evidence that Reverend Peterson was at Lake Tahoe with his family on July 4th, so he couldn’t have been the evil magician who shot the crimson red laser at James and Dad. The we went with James, Mom, and the Russells to the Tabernacle where we learned new ways to bring peace on earth into reality. Today we’ll experience an additional taste of good versus evil during the sumptuous feast in the Tabernacle Parish Hall. Then we’ll follow Dad on the second leg of his magic tour.
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Young Mister Wugidgem-Episode 9
In the last episode we learned Grace’s and Amos” Minister, Reverend Peterson is suspected of being the evil magician. This week Grace and Amos try to find a way to prove Reverend Peterson’s innocence . Then we’ll go with James, Mom, and the Russells to the First Ecumenical Tabernacle to discover what it’s all about. Continue reading Young Mister Wugidgem Episode 8
Thanks for joining me for Episode 7 of Young Mister Wugidgem. Last week we rode along the river with James, Grace, and Amos to the triple-trunk tree, where they found several clues that could lead to the identity of the evil magician. We also heard from Mom that she believes Dad has real magical powers. Mom then took the clues to Charlie Connors of the FBI. Continue reading Young Mister Wugidgem Episode 7
Welcome to Episode 6 of Young Mister Wugidgem. In Episode 5 we saw James and Dad narrowly dodge a crimson red laser beam, fired by an evil magician. Today we’ll follow James, Amos, and Grace as they ride their bikes along the river to the triple-trunk tree, where the beam originated, to look for clues. Then Mom enlightens James with her discovery about Dad’s magic. To listen to this week’s podcast, please click on the link just below:
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Thirteen days ago I asked Stanford Professor Emeritus Nancy Huddleston Packer to read Young Mister Wugidgem and to write a review of it. I still can’t believe it, but here’s what she wrote:
“This book is a fantasy, a mystery, and a family saga all rolled into one. At the heart of the book are the charming Wugidgems: father Will, a professional magician, mother Joan, a very rational lawyer, the brave thirteen-year-old James, and the spunky little Sally. When evil forces threaten their family on James’s birthday, all four Wugidgems must awaken their slumbering magical powers to ward it off. In the process, they learn how the past entangles the present. As the family work together to defeat evil and to escape from the past, their love and respect for each other are strengthened. All four Wugidgems are unusual, entertaining, and attractive. Every reader will have a favorite.”
Nancy is very incisive, and she captured what I am trying to achieve in this story. I am eternally grateful. You should check out her fourth collection of short stories, Old Ladies-Stories. Here is the link:
Young Mister Wugidgem-Episode 5
Last week we raced along the sideline with James and Amos as Grace and Mrs. Russell won the mother and daughter three-legged race by the widest margin in modern memory. We also learned that Grace wants to be James’ girlfriend, upgrading from girl friend. Today we’ll witness the Fourth of July Oak Village fireworks, and we’ll be with James and Dad as they come face to face with evil!
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Thank you for clicking in this week for the continuation of Young Mister Wugidgem. We’ve gone back to 1994 which marks the beginning of James Wugidgem’s own magical journey. For those of you who were with me for the previous 5 books in this series, you’ll know Mister Wugidgem is Debby and Michael Clark’s magical mentor.
Last week we raced along with James and his Dad on his 13th birthday as they eked out a victory in the father and son three-legged race. We also met Ben, the class bully. We won’t see him again in this story, but we surely will in the next. Today, we’ll run along the sideline with James and his best friend, Amos, as they cheer on Grace and Mrs. Russell in the mother and daughter three-legged race! Here is the direct link:
In Episode 5 we’ll follow James, Grace, and Amos down to the riverbank across from where the July 4th fireworks will be launched, where they spot a suspicious person in the trees. Then, during the fireworks finale, James and Dad come face to face with evil!
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Welcome to Episode 3 of Young Mister Wugidgem. Last week we saw James Wugidgem rescue Whiskers the Cat with imagined, or possibly real, tiny white beams of light springing out the tips of his fingers and thumbs. Then we learned the fundamentals of three-legged running, both physical and mental, as James and his Dad trained for the July 4th father and son competition. Continue reading YOUNG MISTER WUGIDGEM-EPISODE 3