Now available wherever books are sold. We have some info from the book AND a giveaway for The Marvels by New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Brian Selznick, the creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret.
ABOUT THE BOOK
From the Caldecott Medalwinning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck comes a breathtaking new voyage.
In thismagnificent reimagining of the form he originated, two stand-alone storiesthe first in nearly 400 pages of continuous pictures, thesecond in prosetogether create a beguiling narrative puzzle.
The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage.
Nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis runs away from school and seeks refuge with an uncle in London. Albert Nightingales strange, beautiful house, with its mysterious portraits and ghostly presences, captivates Joseph and leads him on a search for clues about the house, his family, and the past.
A gripping adventure and an intriguing invitation to decipher how the two narratives connect, The Marvels is a loving tribute to the power of story from an artist at the vanguard of creative innovation.
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THE BRIAN SELZNICK COLLECTION
One (1) winner receives:
· Copies of The Marvels, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, and Wonderstruck.
Prizing and samples provided by Scholastic.
- Giveaway open to US addresses only.
- To enter, fill out the Rafflecopter form below.
- We are not responsible for lost and damaged package.
- The winner have 48 hours to respond or we have to draw another winner.
Brian Selznick is setting out on a multi-city tour to celebrate the release of The Marvels! You can see the full schedule of his tour here.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Brian Selznick is the Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Wonderstruck and The Invention of Hugo Cabret which was adapted into Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning movie Hugo. Selznick’s books have garnered countless accolades worldwide, and have been translated into over 35 languages. He has worked as a set designer and a puppeteer. He lives in San Diego, California, and Brooklyn, New York.
Learn more about The Marvels
Check out The Marvels on Scholastic.com