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A Picture Book of Harry Houdini

by David A. Adler; Michael S. Adler; Collins Matt (Illustrator)


Harry Houdini repeatedly amazed audiences around the globe with his death-defying acts and illusions. With his wife, Bess, often by his side, he freed himself from ropes, handcuffs, and prison cells. Though Harry was always intrigued by magic, his life was not always so glamorous. His family was extremely poor, and as a boy he shined shoes to help them make ends meet. Yet a career in magic was always in the cards. Readers will be mesmerized by this captivating picture book biography. 

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Book Information

Copyright year 2009
ISBN-13 9780823423026
ISBN-10 0823423026
Class Copyright
Publisher Holiday House Incorporated
Subject Biography & Autobiography;Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size 5 MB
Number of Pages 32
Shelf No. KV892
Grade Range 0 - 3
Ages 4 - 8
Lexile AD770L