Who Was Harry Houdini?

Who Was Harry Houdini?


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780448426860
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 07/28/2002
Series: Penguin Who Was...Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 46,352
Product dimensions: 5.29(w) x 7.58(h) x 0.26(d)
Lexile: 780L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Tui Sutherland lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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