The Marvels

byBrian SelznickIllustratorBrian Selznick

September 15, 2015|
The Marvels by Brian Selznick
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Don''t miss Selznick''s other novels in words and pictures, The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck, which together with The Marvels, form an extraordinary thematic trilogy!

A breathtaking new voyage from Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick.Two stand-alone stories--the first in nearly 400 pages of continuous pictures, the second in prose--create a beguiling narrative puzzle.The journey begins 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, runaway Joseph Jervis seeks refuge with an uncle in London. Albert Nightingale''s 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 stories connect, The Marvels is a loving tribute to the power of story from an artist at the vanguard of creative innovation.
Brian Selznick is the Caldecott award-winning author and illustrator of The New York Times bestsellers, The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck. He is also the illustrator of many celebrated picture books and novels, among them Caldecott Honor Winner The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley, and Sibert Honor Winner W...
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Title:The MarvelsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:672 pages, 8.6 X 5.89 X 2.3 inShipping dimensions:672 pages, 8.6 X 5.89 X 2.3 inPublished:September 15, 2015Publisher:Scholastic Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545448689

ISBN - 13:9780545448680

Appropriate for ages: 10

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