Who Was Harry Houdini?

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Who Was Harry Houdini?

Format:  Paperback,

105 pages

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Publish Date: Jul 2002

ISBN-13: 9780448426860

ISBN-10: 0448426862

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Every kid has heard of Harry Houdini, the famous magician who could escape from handcuffs, jail cells, and locked trunks. But do they know that the ever-ambitious and adventurous Houdini was also a famous movie star and the first pilot to fly a plane in Australia? This well-told biography is full of the details of Houdini's life that kids will really want to know about and illustrated throughout with beautiful black-and-white line drawings.
Illustrated by John O'Brien.

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Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Publish Date: Jul 2002
ISBN-13: 9780448426860
ISBN-10: 0448426862
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 105
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.25
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.25 x 7.75 x 0.25

About the author

Biography of Sutherland, Tui T.

Tui T. Sutherland was born on July 31, 1978 in Caracas, Venezuela. She is a children's book author who has also written under the pen name Heather Williams. She has written several series such as Pet Trouble, Wings of Fire, and Avatars. Her titles include: Kingdom Of Twilight, Runaway Retriever, Bad to the Bone Boxer and Dragonet Prophecy. She has also written novels such as This Must Be Love and The Menagerie.

Chapter outline

Who Was Harry Houdini?p. 1
So You Want to Be an Americanp. 4
So You Want to Be a Magicianp. 15
So You Want to Be Famousp. 27
So You Want to Be a Starp. 35
So You Want to Be Amazingp. 48
So You Want to Be a Pilotp. 56
So You Want to Be a Movie Starp. 63
So You Want to Be an Illusionistp. 69
So You Want to Be a Herop. 77
So You Want to Be a Detectivep. 85
So You Want to Be Remembered Foreverp. 95

Book description

Every kid has heard of Harry Houdini, the famous magician who could escape from handcuffs, jail cells, and locked trunks. But do they know that the ever-ambitious and adventurous Houdini was also a famous movie star and the first pilot to fly a plane in Australia? This well-told biography is full of the details of Houdini's life that kids will really want to know about and illustrated throughout with beautiful black-and-white line drawings.

Illustrated by John O'Brien.

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