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.
Who Was Harry Houdini?
By Tui Sutherland (Author), Nancy Harrison (Illustrator), John O'Brien (Illustrator)
Paperback: 112 pages
Age Range: 8 - 12 years
Grade Level: 3 - 7
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap (July 22, 2002)