An evil magician causes trouble in Jellystone Park by using his magic cane to make things vanish. It's up to Yogi and Boo Boo to stop him and make things right again.
- The book's villain, Abner K. Dabra, was allegedly the inspiration for the Great Fondoo, a member of the Really Rottens in Scooby's All-Star Laff-a-Lympics.
- Mel Crawford's illustrations show Yogi wearing a red hat and blue tie rather than the green hat and tie he wears in the TV cartoons.
- [randomactsofgeekery.blogspot.com/2011/05/cbt-yogi-bear-cranky-magician.html Scans of the book's pages]