Leann Richards / Houdini's Tour of Australia
When escapologist Harry Houdini toured Australia in 1910 he brought magic, mystique, his wife and an aeroplane. Houdini conquered crowds and nearly caused riots, he escaped straitjackets and shackles and flew through the air.
Leann Richards / The First Merry Widow: The Life of Carrie Moore
Born near the docks in Geelong, Carrie Moore was destined to become the queen of the Edwardian stage. From the bright lights of London to the vaudeville halls of Hobart, Carrie captivated audiences around the world.
Leann Richards / What Goes Up: Australian Juggling to World War I
This book discusses hoop rolling, plate spinning, traditional club and ball juggling, hat juggling and lots of balancing.