Harry Houdini for kids his life and adventures with 21 magic tricks and illusions
—Carlson, Laurie M., 1952-

From Harry Houdini's impoverished childhood to his feat of becoming one of the most successful entertainers of all time, this biography presents a portrait of this magician and escape artist. It provides guidelines for 21 fun magic tricks, including how to stick a needle into a balloon without popping it and how to step through a note card.

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For kids
Paperback Audio for kids.
Escape artists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926 -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Biography & Autobiography -- Sports & Recreation.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Games & Activities -- Magic.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Games & Activities / Magic
Magic tricks.
Magicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
9781569762202 (electronic bk.)
1569762201 (electronic bk.)
1st ed.
Publisher, Date:
Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c2009.
1 online resource (vii, 136 p.) : ill.
Target Audience Note:
"Ages 9 & up"--P. [4] of cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-134) and index.
Access limited to Parkland Regional Library members.
Description based on print version record.
Front Cover; Table of Contents; Time Line; Introduction; 1. Humble Beginnings; 2. A Star Is Born; 3. Becoming the Handcuff King; 4. And the Crowd Goes Wild!; 5. Going to Extremes; 6. Aviator, Actor . . . Spy?; 7. Ghostbuster; 8. Was It Murder?; Resources; Index;
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