Who was Harry Houdini? [electronic resource] / by Tui T. Sutherland ; illustrated by John O'Brien.
By: Sutherland, Tui.
Contributor(s): O'Brien, John [ill.].Material type: BookSeries: Who was-- ?: Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 2002Description: 1 online resource (112 p.).ISBN: 9781101640050 (electronic bk.); 1101640057 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926 -- Juvenile literature | Magicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Escape artists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926 | Magicians -- United States -- Biography | Escape artists -- United States -- Biography | Biography & Autobiography | Performing Arts | Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926 | Escape artists | Magicians | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Biography. | Juvenile works.DDC classification: 793.8/092 | B Online resources: Click here to access MontanaLibrary2Go title or place hold | Image
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.
So you want to be an American -- So you want to be a magician -- So you want to be famous -- So you want to be a star! -- So you want to be amazing -- So you want to be a pilot -- So you want to be a movie star! -- So you want to be an illusionist -- So you want to be a hero -- So you want to be a detective -- So you want to be remembered forever.