Item description for Harry Houdini : Young Magician (Childhood Of Famous Americans) by Kathryn Kilby Borland & Helen Ross Speicher...
Overview A biography of Harry Houdini concentrating on his earlier years and the training that made him a master magician and escape artist
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.64" Width: 5.16" Height: 0.52" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Apr 30, 1991
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Series Childhood Of Famous Americans
ISBN 0689714769 ISBN13 9780689714764
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More About Kathryn Kilby Borland & Helen Ross Speicher
Kathryn Kilby Borland and Helen Ross Speicher are the authors of two of the original Childhood of Famous Americans series ("Alan Pinkerton, Young Detective and "Eugene Field, Young Poet)" from which the Young Patriots series was derived. Cathy Morrison is the illustrator of "Ignacio's Chair. She lives in Littleton, Colorado.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Harry Houdini : Young Magician?
Master of Magic Jun 5, 2006
This is a book about Harry Houdini. Harry Houdini grew up with four brothers and one sister. He is famous for escaping safes, handcuffs and walking on tightropes. He was introduced to magic at the age of seven. On his journey Harrry Houdini became one of the most famous magicians in the world. Houdini performed for more than one million people in his lifetime. After his greatest trick he passed away. I do not think this was a good book because it did not have a lot of information about Harry Houdini. Also, it did not tell when or where Harry Houdini was born. There were some confusing words. I would recommend this book as a good story but not for school use.
Good, yet sometimes confusing... Apr 25, 2000
As most people know, Harry Houdini was one of the greatestmagicians and escape artists ever known. The author was pretty goodat telling his childhood story, yet sometimes it was confusing. Maybeit because I wasn't concentrating the whole time. Even though I didn't enjoy the whole book, I would still encourage people to read it.