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Harry Houdini by Janet Piehl

Item Number
410
Estimated Value
$27 USD
Sold
$9 USD to scoutfinch
Number of Bids
1  -  Bid History

Item Description

Looking for an escape? Read about the life and career of the world's most famous escape artist and magician, Harry Houdini. Houdini could free himself from a straitjacket while hanging upside down, a locked water tank, and nearly any pair of handcuffs, even underwater. He was the first person to fly an airplane in Australia. Some even thought he could talk to the dead! Eighty-five years after his death, Houdini is still captivating audiences.

For grades 3-4.

This copy will be signed by the author.

Janet Piehl is an Evanston resident and a Wilmette children's librarian. She is the author of a number of children's nonfiction books, all published by Lerner.

Item Special Note

Author will mail book to winning bidder.

Donated By:

Janet Piehl