||The true story of Adelaide Herrman IS
hard to believe, yet it is clear her magic tricks will
leave you spellbound. Marrying another talented magician
Alexander Herrmann, the duo’s performances astonish
audiences. Picture Alexander chopping off Addie’s head on
stage, making her disappear, and finally performing the
scariest act of all, shooting her flying out of a cannon!
Read to discover Adelaide’s most “thrilling, brave, and
death defying” performance ever. This picture biography
will inspire you to check out magic books and perform
tricks too. (annotated
by Martha Lambertsen Pennsylvania
Young Reader’s Choice Award 2017-2018 )
Herrmann, Adelaide, 1853-1932.
Women -- Biography.