Young Houdini: The Magicians Fire

Paperback | January 14, 2015

bySimon Nicholson

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The world's most famous magician. But before his name became legend, who was young Harry Houdini?New York City, 1886. Harry Houdini is just a penniless street urchin dabbling with a few escape tricks. But when a well-known magician goes missing in mysterious circumstances, Harry and his friends, Arthur and Billie, are sucked into a deadly adventure.Now Harry must put all his extraordinary skills into action - not just to solve the mystery - but to stay alive. Because when he falls into the clutches of some of Manhattan's most dangerous villains, his spectacular escapes won't be for show - they'll be a matter of life and death!

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The world's most famous magician. But before his name became legend, who was young Harry Houdini?New York City, 1886. Harry Houdini is just a penniless street urchin dabbling with a few escape tricks. But when a well-known magician goes missing in mysterious circumstances, Harry and his friends, Arthur and Billie, are sucked into a dea...

Simon Nicholson grew up in London. He worked in theatre for a while, and then started to write, mainly for children. He has written plays, books, and over a hundred episodes of television series, and has been nominated for BAFTA and RTS awards. He lives in Winchester with his young family - and lots of books about Houdini.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.01 inPublished:January 14, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192734741

ISBN - 13:9780192734747

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"There was never a boring bit throughout and it always had you on the edge of your seat." --Hamish, age 10