The Houdini Inheritance *Pre-order

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The Houdini Inheritance *Pre-order

Emma Carroll
  • This title is publishing on 4th July 2024
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Magic shows and mysteries abound in this showstopping adventure, perfect for 8+

Young readers will be enchanted by this historical seaside mystery by bestselling author Emma Carroll.


Emma Carroll is the queen of historical fiction for kids. This epic mystery set in an English seaside town in the 1920s is packed with magical storytelling, plot twists, and drama - perfect holiday reading for the whole family!

~Sarah

When Harry Houdini comes to visit the seaside town of Sidford-on-Sea, Glory and her friend Dennis are first in-line to see him. He is there to perform a daring trick: he will jump off the town pier in chains, pitching himself into the water below. But when Glory outsmarts the infamous Houdini, she is suddenly sucked into his world, and finds herself tasked with looking after his precious trunk - the one that contains all his secrets.

With Houdini in danger, Glory and Dennis are thrown deep into an adventure that takes them all the way to Coney Island in America, and the dark underbelly of its amusement parks . . .

Emma Carroll taught English for twenty years until a life-changing cancer diagnosis meant that she felt brave enough to give her dream of being an author a try. Nowadays she's a bestselling author and has been nominated for and won numerous awards - including Books Are My Bag Readers' Award, Branford Boase, CILIP Carnegie Medal, Young Quills, Teach Primary and the Waterstones Book Prize. Emma lives in the Somerset Hills with her husband and their two terriers.

Number of pages: 304
Reading age guide: 8 to 12 years
Publication date: 4th July 2024
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571341412
Format: Paperback

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