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National Book Festival

“The Invention of Hugo Cabret" won a Caldecott Medal for its author and illustrator, Brian Selznick. It was also a finalist for a National Book Award, and Martin Scorsese has directed the film version, which will be released this November. His other books have received many awards and distinctions including a Caldecott Honor for “The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins” and a Robert F. Sibert Honor for “When Marian Sang” by Pam Muñoz Ryan. Selznick has created another awe-inspiring and multilayered reading experience in his highly anticipated new novel, “Wonderstruck” (Scholastic), which weaves together two compelling, independent stories set 50 years apart.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Brian Selznick

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