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Anything but ordinary Addie : the true story of Adelaide Herrmann, queen of magic  Cover Image Book Book

Anything but ordinary Addie : the true story of Adelaide Herrmann, queen of magic / Mara Rockliff ; illustrated by Iacopo Bruno.

Rockliff, Mara, (author.). Bruno, Iacopo, (illustrator.).

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  • ISBN: 9780763668419
  • ISBN: 0763668419
  • ISBN: 9780763668419 : SAL
  • ISBN: 0763668419 : SAL
  • ISBN: 9780763668419
  • ISBN: 0763668419
  • Physical Description: 42 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 4.2.
Reading Counts! 1.8.
Language Note:
Text in English.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Elementary, 2020.
Subject: Herrmann, Adelaide, 1853-1932 > Juvenile literature.
Magicians > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women entertainers > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Magic tricks > History > Juvenile literature.
Picture books for children.
Herrmann, Alexander, 1843-1896.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 67 of 71 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Thompson Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 71 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Thompson Public Library JB Herrmann (Text) 34038118743723 Juvenile Biography Available -

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