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Harry Houdini for Kids His Life and Adventures with 21 Magic Tricks and Illusions

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ISBN-10: 1556527829

ISBN-13: 9781556527821

Edition: 2009

Authors: Laurie M. Carlson, Laurie Carlson

List price: $18.95
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From his impoverished childhood to his feat of becoming one of the most successful entertainers of all time, this fascinating biography presents a memorable portrait of magician and escape artist Harry Houdini. Guidelines for 21 fun magic tricks are also provided, including how to stick a needle into a balloon without popping it, how to step through a note card, and how to make a coin vanish. Illustrating the science and logic behind many of Houdini's most notable acts, the magic-based activities also explain his famous Milk Can Escape through an accessible water displacement experiment and demonstrate simple mathematics with his Odd Number Trick. Touching on his time as an actor, an…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 11.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Humble Beginnings
A Star is Born
Becoming the Handcuff King
And the Crowd Goes Wild!
Going to Extremes
Aviator, Actor . . . Spy?
Ghostbuster
Was it Murder?
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