(Delacorte Books for Young Readers July 8, 2008)
, 1st Edition edition
SCOOTER KING UNDERSTANDS illusions. In the midst of the Roaring Twenties, he performs them behind the scenes at his mothers séances, giving the impression that Madam King communicates with the dead. Scooter also admires Harry Houdini and can hardly wait to see the famed magician escape from his razzle-dazzle Burmese Torture Tank. But when Scooter stumbles upon a dead body in the visiting Houdinis tank, its no illusion. Who could the murderer be? And did heor shekill the right person?As Scooter sets out to unmask the killer, the mysterious worlds of mediums, séances, and magic are revealed. No one is above suspicion, and appearances are deceiving. If Scooter doesnt sort out the cluesand fasthe may end up as the next dead body.
- 0385733755 / 9780385733755
- 11.2 oz.
- 5.9 x 1.0