Sid Fleischman
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Sid Fleischman

Since his autobiography, The Abracadabra Kid: A Writer's Life, was published in 1996, Sid Fleischman has been stealing the spotlight with his exuberant brand of nonfiction. Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World is Fleischman's fourth true tale, following the widely acclaimed The Trouble Begins at 8: A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild, Wild West and the best-selling Escape! The Story of The Great Houdini.
Fleischman's books have been made into films, performed as plays, and translated into nineteen languages. The author was awarded the Newbery Medal for The Whipping Boy.
Sid Fleischman lives in Santa Monica, California.

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    • By The Great Horn Spoon!

    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Willard E. Lape, Jr, the Full Cast Family
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261

    One of Newbery Medalist Sid Fleischman's most beloved books, this rip-snortin' saga of a young man and his butler bound for California during the great Gold Rush....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spoon!

    • By Steven on 03-03-08

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Escape!

    • The Story of the Great Houdini
    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Taylor Mali, Sid Fleischman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Nothing could hold him! He was the Escape King! He was The Great Houdini....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting book

    • By Fender Doc on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Entertainer and the Dybbuk

    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Banna Rubinow
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    After World War II, sergeant Freddie T. Birch's ventriloquist act takes a radical turn when he is possessed by the ghost of Avrom Amos, a 12-year-old Jewish boy killed by the Nazis....

    Regular price: $20.30

    • Humbug Mountain

    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Welcome to Humbug Mountain....

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Trouble Begins at 8

    • A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild, Wild West
    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Mark Twain was born fully grown, with a cheap cigar clamped between his teeth. So begins Sid Fleischman's ramble-scramble biography of the great American author and wit....

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Sir Charlie

    • Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World
    • By: Sid Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Fred Sullivan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    A slapstick comedian, he blazed forth as the brightest movie star in the Hollywood heavens. Everyone knew Charlie - Charlie Chaplin....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • much information for a short book

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-03-14

    Regular price: $10.46

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