Harry Houdini (The First Names Series)

Harry Houdini (The First Names Series)

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Discover the man behind the magic, and see how Houdini pulled off his most daring escapes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781974970339
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication date: 08/13/2019
Series: Abrams First Names Series , #1
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 5.04(h) x 1.13(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Kjartan Poskitt is an experienced author and television presenter who specializes in children's content. After receiving a degree from Durham University, he went on to write numerous science and math books, including books on Isaac Newton, puzzles, and magic tricks. He has also worked as a presenter for numerous education children's television shows on BBC.

Pete Cross earned his MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and has been narrating audiobooks since 2015. He received an Audie nomination for 2016's A Time to Die. In 2017, he garnered both an Earphones Award and a Parent's Choice Award for his narration of Openly Straight. An Ohio native, he spent eight years in Los Angeles where he coached actors, was lucky enough to work with French director Quentin Dupieux, and despised the traffic.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Who Was Harry? 5

2 Harry and the Headless Man 9

3 Harry and the Other Houdinis 19

4 Harry Hits the Bottom 31

5 Harry Gets a Break 45

6 Harry Heads Abroad 59

7 The House That Harry Built 74

8 Harry Gets Dangerous 82

9 Harry's Death-Defying Mysteries! 92

10 Harry Hangs Upside Down 107

11 The Sea Monster and Other Sensations! 115

12 Harry and the Spirits 123

Timeline 134

Glossary 140

Select Bibliography 143

Index 144



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