March 24 Birthday: The Secret of the Great Houdini

 Houdini, magician
Mar. 24, 1874-Oct. 31, 1926

The Secret of the Great Houdini by Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Leonid Gore (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2002).

A little boy is mesmerized as he watches to see if Houdini can escape from a seemingly impossible bind. A fictionalized account of what it might have been like watching the great escape artist.

The Houdini Museum in Scranton, PA is dedicated solely to Harry Houdini. There’s also a Harry Houdini website with lots of extras.
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