First Names is a series of fun lively and highly illustrated biographies that introduces some truly amazing individuals who lived incredible lives to an audience of young readers. True life stories of the most amazing people EVER! Meet HARRY HOUDINI the brilliant escape artist who thrilled the world with his death-defying stunts and awesome showmanship. Find out how he was inspired by a man with no head why he kept asking to be put in jail (and how he got out again) and why he dangled upside down from a crane 120 feet up in the air. Get to know HARRY on first name terms.