written by Brian Selznick
Scholastic | ISBN 9780545448680
Hardback – 640 pages
Member’s price: $31.50
Usually ships within 2–11 business days.
Caldecott Award winner and bookmaking trailblazer Brian Selznick once again plays with the form he invented and delivers a moving and mesmerizing adventure about the power of story. Two seemingly unrelated stories -- one in words, the other in pictures -- come together with spellbinding synergy! The illustrated story begins in 1766 with Billy Marvel, the lone survivor of a shipwreck, and charts the adventures of his family of actors over five generations. The prose story opens in 1990 and follows Joseph, who has run away from school to an estranged uncle's puzzling house in London, where he, along with the reader, must piece together many mysteries. How the picture and word stories intersect will leave readers marveling over Selznick's storytelling prowess. Filled with mystery, vibrant characters, surprise twists, and heartrending beauty, and featuring Selznick's most arresting art to date, The Marvels is a moving tribute to the power of story.
Coraline 10th Anniversary Ed
by Neil Gaiman
Under my hat Tales for the Cauldron
by Holly Black, Isabelle Carmody, Neil Gaiman, Margo Lanagain, Garth Nix, Jane Yolen
Looking for Alibrandi
by Melina Marchetta
Hubble bubble : The Super Spooky Fright Night
by Tracey Corderoy (illus. Joe Berger)
The Head Of The Saint
by Socorro Acioli