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Jim Kleefeld

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Jim Kleefeld
BornJames William Kleefeld
June 28, 1949



Jim Kleefeld has a degree in Early Childhood Education and Child Psychology. Before he quit his "real" job to perform magic full-time, he was a teacher in Cleveland Ohio, where he taught preschoolers fourth graders, including special needs kids. Now for over 40 years he entertains stand-up magic for children in all manner of venues. He has published several books and written articles for magic periodicals.[1]


  • The Eclectic Collector (2006)
  • The Contract Book (2006)
  • The Arabian Tent (2006)
  • Magic Around the World (2006)
  • Dream Magic (2011)
  • World Magic (2011)
  • Water Magic (2011)
  • Creativity Shows (2011)
  • The Route to Routining (2011)
  • Pick Me!, Pick Me! (2011)
  • Be Creative @ Your Show (2011)
  • Halloween Magic (2012)
  • Dig Into Magic (2012)
  • Architecture Magic (2016)
  • Bug Magic (2017)
  • Today's Tools (2017)
  • Kidshow Matters (2017)[2]
  • Ghost Storytelling (2018)


  1. US Television Show Magic Sets, A-B-C of Magic Sets, No. 65, December 2000, volume 20
  2. Genii Magazine, Vol. 80, No. 10, October 2017, Books, by Tom Frame, page 105

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