Harry Houdini was a great escape artist, but perhaps his greatest trick was becoming the famous magician that we have come to know As a child, Houdini worked hard and even quit school to help support his family But his dream always was to become a great magician and performer He practiced day and night, thinking up new tricks andanddangerous stunts His intense ambition paid off, and soon Harry Houdini became known worldwide This kid appealing Steptraces Houdini s life from his poor beginnings to his eventual success as the most famous mystical magician and escape artist of all time