Anything but Ordinary Addie: The True Story of Adelaide Herrman, Queen of Magic by Mara Rockliff

Anything but Ordinary Addie: The True Story of Adelaide Herrman, Queen of Magic by Mara Rockliff

Anything but Ordinary Addie: The True Story of Adelaide Herrman, Queen of Magic by Mara Rockliff; illustrated by Iacopo Bruno. 2016. Pencil and digitally colored.

Brief Summary: Spunky Adelaide meets her future husband while taking a ship to America and shortly becomes Adelaide Herman. She assists her husband in his magic shows until he dies. She decides to continue the show by becoming Adelaide Hermann: The Queen of Magic, one of the first women magicians.

Comments: This is a narrative nonfiction/biography with a brief bio timeline in the back. No glossary.

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