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.
|Who Was Harry Houdini?||p. 1|
|So You Want to Be an American||p. 4|
|So You Want to Be a Magician||p. 15|
|So You Want to Be Famous||p. 27|
|So You Want to Be a Star||p. 35|
|So You Want to Be Amazing||p. 48|
|So You Want to Be a Pilot||p. 56|
|So You Want to Be a Movie Star||p. 63|
|So You Want to Be an Illusionist||p. 69|
|So You Want to Be a Hero||p. 77|
|So You Want to Be a Detective||p. 85|
|So You Want to Be Remembered Forever||p. 95|
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Series: Who Was...?
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
For Grades: 3 - 7
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 22nd July 2002
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.46 x 13.5 x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.12
Edition Number: 1