Story written and illustrated by Salah al-Murr
Adapted from Arabic (Soudan) by Mathilde Chèvre
Abracadabra is the story of an uncommon wizard. Neither a rabbit comes out of his hat, nor a dove from his sleeve. The magician Chahbandour knows secrets that no one else knows ... From a matchbox he sprouts palms, an ostrich and a snake with a human head. Chahbandour never does the same magic twice, starts with the formula "Abracadabra, open your eyes and make a wish, jala jala! Abracadabra!" Then a great uproar arises for the magician Chahbandour ...