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A Spotlight for Harry (Paperback)

Author:  Eric A./ Madsen Kimmel Illustrator:  Jim Madsen
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 037585696X
ISBN-13: 9780375856969
Sku: 213771381
Publish Date: 9/28/2010
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 7.5H x 5.25L x 0.5T
Pages:  104
Age Range:  10 to 13
 
"The story of young Harry Houdini, the world''s greatest escape artist!"
Harry Weiss--later known by his stage name, Harry Houdini--and his brother, Dash, are enthralled when the circus comes to their Wisconsin town. Harry loves all the acts, but his favorites are the tightrope and the amazing trick where a man hangs from a rope with his teeth! Harry and Dash decide to try circus tricks in a nearby barn, and although Harry''s headstrong determination leads him and his brother into trouble, it also opens up a whole new world for him--a world of performance that later becomes his life''s passion.
In this evocative story, Eric Kimmel tells how Harry Houdini discovered his love for performing in a small Wisconsin town.

"From the Hardcover edition."

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The story of young Harry Houdini, the world’s greatest escape artist!

Harry Weiss—later known by his stage name, Harry Houdini—and his brother, Dash, are enthralled when the circus comes to their Wisconsin town. Harry loves all the acts, but his favorites are the tightrope and the amazing trick where a man hangs from a rope with his teeth! Harry and Dash decide to try circus tricks in a nearby barn, and although Harry’s headstrong determination leads him and his brother into trouble, it also opens up a whole new world for him—a world of performance that later becomes his life’s passion.

In this evocative story, Eric Kimmel tells how Harry Houdini discovered his love for performing in a small Wisconsin town.


From the Hardcover edition.
Author Bio
Eric A. Kimmel
Storyteller and author Eric Kimmel graduated from Lafayette College in 1967, after which he worked as a teacher and as a librarian. He received a doctoral degree in education from the University of Illinois. He is well known for his retellings of folk- and fairy tales, and is a frequent contributor to Cricket magazine.
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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   06
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0104
Product attributePublisher:   Random House Books for Young Readers
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