Who Was Harry Houdini? (Paperback)

By Tui Sutherland, John O'Brien (Illustrator), Nancy Harrison (Illustrator)

Grosset & Dunlap, 9780448426860, 112pp.

Publication Date: July 22, 2002



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.

About the Author

Tui Sutherland lives in Brooklyn, New York.