The Houdini Box

Paperback | September 1, 2001

byBrian SelznickIllustratorBrian Selznick

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Victor is forever trying to escape from locked trunks, walk through walls, and perform any number of Houdini''s astonishing magic tricks...without success. Then -- amazingly -- he actually meets his idol, and begs Houdini to explain himself. A mysterious locked box is the magician''s only answer, and Victor is left to wonder: Does the box contain the secrets to the most famous magic tricks ever performed?

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Victor is forever trying to escape from locked trunks, walk through walls, and perform any number of Houdini's astonishing magic tricks...without success. Then -- amazingly -- he actually meets his idol, and begs Houdini to explain himself. A mysterious locked box is the magician's only answer, and Victor is left to wonder: Does the box contain the secrets to the most famous magic tricks ever perf...

Brian Selznick is a Caldecott-winning author and illustrator of children's books born July 14, 1966 in East Brunswick Township, New Jersey. He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and then worked for three years at Eeyore's Books for Children in Manhattan while working on his first book, The Houdini Box. Selznick received the 2008 Caldecott Medal for The Invention of Hugo Cabret. He also won the Caldecott...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.5 × 6.75 × 0.3 inPublished:September 1, 2001Publisher:Atheneum Books For Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0689844514

ISBN - 13:9780689844515

Appropriate for ages: 7

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