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Houdini Carini

New from L O Annie Press


Monsieur Pierre

Winner - Beverly Hills Book Awards, CIPA Merit Award



Author / Illustrator Anne Zadek

Meet Houdini Carini, girl magician. Houdini just wants to be a “magnificent magician” but everything seems to keep going wrong. Houdini’s faulty tricks upset the entire town until she finally learns the secret to great magic. A humorous picture book for ages 3 – 5. Bonus content includes illustrated instructions for a real trick beginning magicians can do.

"Houdini Carini is a charming picture book with a matter-of-fact, lucid reminder that mastery takes time" -  Foreward Clarion Reviews

"A clever, vividly illustrated book about learning from mistakes" - Kirkus Review

"Houdini Carini imparts lessons crucial to success in any venture, and does it in a way that young readers will find natural and fun." -Blue Ink Review

"Readers will find this delightful read striking and fun." - The Us Review of Books


Introducing L O Annie Press

L O  Annie Press is an independent children’s picture book publisher located in southern California. The company namesake was an orphaned, curly haired mutt called “Little Orphan Annie” or “Annie” for short. Annie was a sweet-tempered, loving, loyal creature. Although she is gone, her legacy lives on in our mission: to generate love and connection, one book at a time.

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