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Prepare to be amazed

Author: Mary Schendlinger
Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles eleven magicians including Houdini, Doug Henning, Siegfried and Roy, and David Copperfield.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Schendlinger
ISBN: 1550379275 9781550379273 1550379267 9781550379266
OCLC Number: 58051128
Description: 79 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin: Father of modern magic --
Adelaide Herrmann: Queen of magic --
Chung Ling Soo: Marvelous Chinese conjuror --
Great Lafayette: Quick-change artist --
Harry Houdini: King of escapes --
P.C. Sorcar: Maharaja of magic --
Harry Blackstone: Up close and personal --
Doug Henning: Magician for a new age --
Siegfried and Roy: Wild magic makers --
David Copperfield: Computer-Age magician --
Sources --
Index --
Acknowledgments and photo credits --
About the author.
Responsibility: by Mary Schendlinger.

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Profiles eleven magicians including Houdini, Doug Henning, Siegfried and Roy, and David Copperfield.

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