Friday, October 10, 2014

Young Houdini - Double the Trouble?

On Wednesday, October 8th, I posted on my group blog, From the Mixed-Up Files of Middle-Grade Authors an interview with author Simon Nicholson. His book YOUNG HOUDINI: THE MAGICIAN's FIRE released recently from Sourcebooks. If you haven't read my interview with Simon or entered the giveaway to win a copy of his book, then go do it now! Don't worry. I'll wait.

Back already? You entered the contest. Right?

Okay. Good.

Now. On with the show.

Here's a little bit about Young Houdini:



The Magician’s Fire
By Simon Nicholson
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
October 7, 2014
ISBN: 9781492603320
$15.99 Hard Cover
Ages 10-13
 
Young Harry Houdini spends his days chaining himself to train tracks and teetering on wires high above the city with his two best friends, Arthur and Billie. But when Harry's friend and magical mentor, Herbie, disappears, the three friends band together, determined to rescue the beloved magician.
 
With nothing more than a mysterious puff of purple smoke, an ominous threat, and a menacing Bulgarian for evidence, Harry, Arthur, and Billie embark on a dangerously thrilling investigation that pushes their skill, and friendship, to the limits. But can Harry find Herbie before it's too late?
 
Buy YOUNG HOUDINI: THE MAGICIAN’S FIRE at these retailers:
 
Read an excerpt here:
 
 
 
About the Author:
Simon Nicholson writes for Nick Jr. including such shows as Tickety Tock, Bob the Builder, and Zack and Quack, as well as for BBC children’s programming. He lives in London. Visit him online at www.simonbnicholson.com and on Twitter @SimonBNicholson
 
Simon and Sourcebooks have provided some pretty awesome activities for young readers! So if you like magic, or know a middle-grader that does, then keep reading! Plus, there's a surprise at the end that you won't want to miss. I PROMISE!!
 
 
 

 
 
 
 Those were pretty cool, if I do say so myself!
 
So you're probably wondering why my post is entitled "Young Houdini - Double the Trouble?"
 
Welllll......because Simon and Sourcebooks are giving away ANOTHER copy of Young Houdini! So, not only do you have a chance to win a copy at my group blog, but there's a chance to win a second book right here! How about that for double the trouble?!
 
So enter. Now! Or I may have to saw you in half. Don't worry. I'm a very experienced magician. Simon taught me :)
  

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