Dominic is an ordinary boy with an appetite for magic and a rather extraordinary sidekick- his magical top hat, the Topper. The two of them live happily , but when Great Aunt Rowena comes to stay things begin to go awry. Rowena has plans of her own for the Topper, and she's not going to give in without a fight -This begins a new strand of publishing for Dominic Wood, master magician and BBC star. Dominic is an endearing character and his adventures with the Topper are bound to delight young readers. And there's even a magic trick to learn at the end of the book - to keep those young magicians happy.
Although only 24, Dominic enjoys enviable success in both television and as a magician. He first appeared on television in 1996 presenting CBBC's popular, live comedy series Friday Zone. After this he was asked to present the highly acclaimed CBBC Broom Cupboard until 1998 when he secured his own series on CBBC called Animal Magic. He now makes up one half of the double act sweeping the nation every Saturday morning on BBC1 Dick & Dom, in da Bungalow - a show which currently draws in the highest viewing figures for CBBC since Live and Kicking.-Dominic is also a talented magician whose prestigious achievements include: a Strait Jacket Escape on Houdini's Birthday in 1999; British Magical Champion 1998; World Record for Card Tricks 1998; IBM shield for Sleight of Hand 1996; Young Magician of the Year 1995; and Junior Reading Day Champion 1994.