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ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY ADDIE : THE TRUE STORY OF ADELAIDE HERRMANN, QUEEN OF MAGIC
Somerville : Candlewick, 2016
IL K-3, RL 3.3
ISBN 
0763668419

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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 )

SUBJECTS:     Biographies.
                        Entertainers.
                        Herrmann, Adelaide, 1853-1932.
                        Magicians.
                        Women -- Biography.


 
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