Harry Houdini

Today, with the help of all kinds of technological gizmos, magicians and escapologists can do extraordinary things that delight and baffle their audiences. Many years ago Harry Houdini provoked a similar response from his audiences and he had no special effects to help him. He unique, and a showman both on stage and off.
The Great Houdini: World Famous Magician and Escape Artist

The Great Houdini: World Famous Magician and Escape Artist

Monica Kulling
Illustrator:  Anne Reas 
Nonfiction
For ages 6 to 8
Random House Books for Young Readers, 2003   ISBN: 0679885730
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Harry Houdini: The Legend of the World's Greatest Escape Artist

Harry Houdini: The Legend of the World's Greatest Escape Artist

Janice Weaver
Illustrator:  Chris Lane 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 12
Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2011   ISBN: 978-1419700149
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Harry Houdini (Kids Can Read)

Harry Houdini (Kids Can Read)

Elizabeth MacLeod
Illustrator:  John Mantha 
Nonfiction
For ages 6 to 8
Kids Can Press, 2009   ISBN: 978-1554532988
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A Picture Book of Harry Houdini

A Picture Book of Harry Houdini

David A. Adler, Michael S. Adler
Illustrator:  Matt Collins 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 9
Holiday House, 2009   ISBN: 978-0823420599
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The Houdini Box

The Houdini Box

Brian Selznick
Fiction
For ages 7 to 10
Simon and Schuster, 2001   ISBN: 0689844514
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Danger in the Dark: A Houdini and Nate Mystery

Danger in the Dark: A Houdini and Nate Mystery

Tom Lalicki
Fiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006   ISBN: 978-0374316808
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Escape! The story of the Great Houdini

Escape! The story of the Great Houdini

Sid Fleischman
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
Greenwillow Books, 2006   ISBN: 978-0060850944
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Houdini: The Handcuff King

Houdini: The Handcuff King

Jason Lutes, Nick Bertozzi
Graphic Novel
For ages 12 and up
Hyperion Book CH, 2007   ISBN: 978-0786839025
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Harry Houdini: A photographic Story of a Life

Harry Houdini: A photographic Story of a Life

Vicki Cobb
Nonfiction
For ages 8 to 10
DK, 2005   ISBN: 978-0756612450
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Houdini: World’s Greatest Mystery Man and Escape King

Houdini: World’s Greatest Mystery Man and Escape King

Kathleen Krull
Illustrator:  Eric Velasquez 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 10
Walker, 2005   ISBN: 978-0802789532
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Harry Houdini: A Magical Life

Harry Houdini: A Magical Life

Elizabeth MacLeod
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Kids Can Press, 2005   ISBN: 978-1553377696
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