Anything but Ordinary Addie

Anything but Ordinary Addie

The True Story of Adelaide Herrmann, Queen of Magic

Book - 2016
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Traces the story of dancer-turned-magician's assistant Adelaide Herrmann, placing her achievements against a backdrop of period conventions about women in the arts and her determination to continue her work after the death of her husband.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763668419
Branch Call Number: 921 Herrm
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Bruno, Iacopo


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SPPL_BirthToK Jul 16, 2018

A picture book biography about a true mighty girl, the Queen of Magic, Adelaide Herrmann. Stunning illustrations and an engaging story make this great read aloud.

JCLAllisonD Nov 10, 2016

For a serious dose of girl power, check out this picture book biography of early 1900s female magician Adelaide Herrmann. Bold illustrations pair up great with the simple text.

ArapahoeKati Sep 27, 2016

Stylish illustrations make this a magical read about a lady magician--you go, Addie!


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