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Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick (2011, Hardcover, Collector's)

Author: Brian Selznick | ISBN-10: 0545389852 | ISBN-13: 9780545389853
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    From Brian Selznick, the creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret , the Caldecott Medal winner, comes another breathtaking tour de force. Set fifty years apart, two independent stories -- Ben's told in words and Rose's in pictures -- weave back and forth with mesmerizing symmetry. How they unfold and ultimately intertwine will surprise you, challenge you, and leave you breathless with wonder. Ever since his mom died, Ben feels lost. At home with her father, Rose feels alone. He is searching for someone, but he is not sure who. She is searching for something, but she is not sure what. When Ben finds a mysterious clue hidden in his mom's room, When a tempting opportunity presents itself to Rose, Both children risk everything to find what's missing. With over 460 pages of original drawings and playing with the form he invented in his trailblazing debut novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret , Brian Selznick once again sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey. Rich, complex, affecting, and beautiful, Wonderstruck is a stunning achievement from a uniquely gifted artist and visionary.

    Playing with the form he created in his trailblazing debut novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabre t, Brian Selznick once again sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey. Ben and Rose secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known. Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his mother’s room and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both children set out alone on desperate quests to find what they are missing. Set fifty years apart, these two independent stories--Ben’s told in words, Rose’s in pictures--weave back and forth with mesmerizing symmetry. How they unfold and ultimately intertwine will surprise you, challenge you, and leave you breathless with wonder. Rich, complex, affecting, and beautiful--with over 460 pages of original artwork-- Wonderstruck is a stunning achievement from a uniquely gifted artist and visionary. Collector's Edition Product Features: Only 500 copies produced Signed and numbered by the author Slipcase features full color artwork Leather binding with silver imprint on cover and spine Silver-gilding on the page edges

    This lavish edition of Brian Selznick's breathtaking Wonderstruck is a must have for collectors and fans alike. Playing with the form he created in his trailblazing debut novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick once again sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey. Ben and Rose secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known. Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his mother's room and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both children set out alone on desperate quests to find what they are missing. Set fifty years apart, these two independent stories--Ben's told in words, Rose's in pictures--weave back and forth with mesmerizing symmetry. How they unfold and ultimately intertwine will surprise you, challenge you, and leave you breathless with wonder. Rich, complex, affecting, and beautiful--with over 460 pages of original artwork--Wonderstruck is a stunning achievement from a uniquely gifted artist and visionary.


    Product Identifiers
    ISBN-100545389852
    ISBN-139780545389853

    Key Details
    AuthorBrian Selznick
    Number Of Pages640 pages
    Edition DescriptionCollector's
    FormatHardcover
    Publication Date2011-09-13
    LanguageEnglish
    PublisherScholastic, Incorporated

    Dimensions
    Weight52.9 Oz
    Height2.3 In.
    Width5.5 In.
    Length8.2 In.

    Target Audience
    GroupJuvenile Audience
    Grade From5
    Grade To9
    Age Range10

    Classification Method
    Dewey Decimal[Fic]
    Dewey Edition22

    Contributors
    Illustrated byBrian Selznick

    Reviews
    * Selznick's story has the makings of a kid-pleasing classic'ŠAnother illustrated novel that should cement his reputation as one of the most innovative storytellers at work today.-Publishers Weekly, starred review

    * Selznick's story has the makings of a kid-pleasing classic…Another illustrated novel that should cement his reputation as one of the most innovative storytellers at work today.-Publishers Weekly, starred review

    * The way that the stories of Ben and Rose echo one another, and then finally connect, is a thing of wonder to behold.-School Library Journal, starred review

    *" Visually stunning, completely compelling, Wonderstruck demonstrates a mastery and maturity that proves that, yes, lightning can strike twice." -- Kirkus , starred review

    *"A gift for the eye, mind, and heart."--Booklist, starred review

    *' Selznick's story has the makings of a kid-pleasing classic&Another illustrated novel that should cement his reputation as one of the most innovative storytellers at work today.'- Publishers Weekly, starred review

    *A gift for the eye, mind, and heart.-Booklist, starred review

    *\u201c Selznick's story has the makings of a kid-pleasing classic&Another illustrated novel that should cement his reputation as one of the most innovative storytellers at work today.\u201d-Publishers Weekly, starred review

    *\u201c Selznick's story has the makings of a kid-pleasing classic'ŠAnother illustrated novel that should cement his reputation as one of the most innovative storytellers at work today.\u201d-Publishers Weekly, starred review

    *\u201c Selznick's story has the makings of a kid-pleasing classic…Another illustrated novel that should cement his reputation as one of the most innovative storytellers at work today.\u201d-Publishers Weekly, starred review

    *\u201c The way that the stories of Ben and Rose echo one another, and then finally connect, is a thing of wonder to behold.\u201d-School Library Journal, starred review

    *\u201cA gift for the eye, mind, and heart.\u201d-Booklist, starred review

    *“ Selznick's story has the makings of a kid-pleasing classic&Another illustrated novel that should cement his reputation as one of the most innovative storytellers at work today.”- Publishers Weekly , starred review

    *“ The way that the stories of Ben and Rose echo one another, and then finally connect, is a thing of wonder to behold.”- School Library Journal , starred review

    *“ Visually stunning, completely compelling, Wonderstruck demonstrates a mastery and maturity that proves that, yes, lightning can strike twice.” - Kirkus , starred review

    *“A gift for the eye, mind, and heart.”- Booklist , starred review

    Praise for The Invention of Hugo Cabret 2008 Randolph Caldecott Medal National Book Award Finalist #1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Bestseller #1 BookSense Bestseller New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2007 Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2007 Kirkus Best Book of 2007 New York Public Library Best Book for Reading and Sharing American Library Association Notable Children's Book American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults 2007 Quill Award Winner * "A true masterpiece." - Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Fade to black and cue the applause!" - Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Complete genius." - The Horn Book Magazine, starred review * "Breathtaking." - School Library Journal, starred review * "An original and creative integration of art and text." - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books,starred review * "It's wonderful. Take that overused word literally: Hugo Cabret evokes wonder." - New York Times Book Review * "A fast-paced treat for tweens." - People magazine * "Captivating." - Los Angeles Times Book Review * "If your kid loves the J.K. Rowling series, then he's bound to enjoy The Invention of Hugo Cabret..." - Good Housekeeping magazine

    Praise for Wonderstruck "[A] captivating, affecting novel...so gripping you can't flip the pages fast enough" -- The National Post "This is a big, beautiful book, a compulsive read, a veritable cabinet of wonders itself." -- The Globe and Mail "[A] miracle of a book." -- Movie Entertainment Magazine "[E]ngrossing, intelligent, beautifully engineered and expertly told in word and image." -- New York Times Book Review *"Selznick follows his Caldecott-winning The Invention of Hugo Cabret with another illustrated novel that should cement his reputation as one of the most innovative storytellers at work today." -- Publishers Weekly , starred review *"[A] thing of wonder to behold." -- School Library Journal , starred review *"[ Wonderstruck ] is a gift for the eye, mind, and heart." -- Boolist , starred reivew *"Visually stunning, completely compelling, Wonderstruck demonstrates a mastery and maturity that proves that, yes, lightning can strike twice." -- Kirkus , starred review "There are puzzles at the core of this moving and ingenious story that make it likely to stay with children ages 9 to 15 long after they have finished reading." -- The Wall Street Journal "Brian Selznick's lovely story will likely find its own place in the hearts of young people who yearn for a world of their own." -- National Public Radio

    Select Praise for The Invention of Hugo Cabret * "A true masterpiece." - Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Fade to black and cue the applause!" - Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Complete genius." - The Horn Book Magazine, starred review * "Breathtaking." - School Library Journal, starred review * "It's wonderful. Take that overused word literally: Hugo Cabret evokes wonder." - New York Times Book Review

    Select Praise for The Invention of Hugo Cabret * "A true masterpiece." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Fade to black and cue the applause!" -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Complete genius." -- The Horn Book Magazine, starred review * "Breathtaking." -- School Library Journal, starred review * "It's wonderful. Take that overused word literally: Hugo Cabret evokes wonder." -- New York Times Book Review

    Select Praise for Wonderstruck *" Selznick's story has the makings of a kid-pleasing classic...Another illustrated novel that should cement his reputation as one of the most innovative storytellers at work today."-Publishers Weekly, starred review *" The way that the stories of Ben and Rose echo one another, and then finally connect, is a thing of wonder to behold."-School Library Journal, starred review *"A gift for the eye, mind, and heart."-Booklist, starred review *"Visually stunning, completely compelling, Wonderstruck demonstrates a mastery and maturity that proves that, yes, lightning can strike twice." -Kirkus, starred review Awards and Distinctions for The Invention of Hugo Cabret 2008 Randolph Caldecott Medal National Book Award Finalist #1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Bestseller #1 BookSense Bestseller Select Praise for The Invention of Hugo Cabret * "A true masterpiece." - Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Fade to black and cue the applause!" - Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Complete genius." - The Horn Book Magazine, starred review * "Breathtaking." - School Library Journal, starred review * "It's wonderful. Take that overused word literally: Hugo Cabret evokes wonder." - New York Times Book Review


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