Harry Houdini Escape Artist
Written by Patricia Lakin
Illustrated by Rick Geary
Find out how a little boy named Ehrich Weiss became Harry Houdini — the greatest magician the world has ever known!
- Where was Ehrich Weiss (Harry Houdini) born? Show your child where that is located on the map and where he lived when he arrived in America.
- Why couldn’t Ehrich go to school?
- What was the first trick he learned to do? Who taught it to him?
- What are some characteristics of a good magician?
- How did Ehrich train his hands, lungs, and mind to do magic?
- Where does the name Harry Houdini come from?
- What was Houdini’s proudest moment?
- Describe the magic trick Houdini performed in the river?