Young Houdini: The Magician's Fire by Simon NicholsonYoung Houdini: The Magician's Fire by Simon Nicholson

Young Houdini: The Magician's Fire

bySimon Nicholson

Paperback | January 14, 2015

Pricing and Purchase Info

$11.95

Earn 60 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Out of stock online

Available in stores

about

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!
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.
Loading
Title:Young Houdini: The Magician's FireFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pagesPublished:January 14, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192734741

ISBN - 13:9780192734747

Reviews

From the Author

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!

Editorial Reviews

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