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Amazon easiest e books of the Month, September 2011: In a return to the eye-popping taste of his Caldecott-award winner,The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick’s up to date masterpiece, Wonderstruck, is a vision of creativeness and storytelling . within the first of 2 alternating stories, Ben is struck deaf moments after finding a clue to his father’s identification, however undaunted, he follows the clue’s trail to the yankee Museum of natural historical past, in NY city. Flash to Rose’s story, told concurrently through footage, who has additionally adopted the trail of a friend to the museum--handiest five0 years ahead of Ben. Selnick’s beautifully distinctive illustrations draw the reader inside the museum’s myriad curiosities and marvels, following Ben and Rose within their seek for connection. in some way, their lives collidentificatione in a stunning and inspired twist that is breathtaking and lifestyles-affirming. --Seira Wilson


Brian Selznick

September 13th, 2011

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Comics & Graphic Novels

Rating: 4.7 / 5.0 (203 votes)

Released: 2011-09-13

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Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick


From Brian Selznick, the author of the Caldecott Medal winner the discovery OF HUGO CABRET, comes any other breathtaking tour de force.

taking part in with the shape he created in his trailblazing dehowever novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick once once more sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey.

Ben and Rose secretly desire their lives had been other. Ben longs for the daddy he has never recognized. Rose goals of a mysterious actress whose lifestyles she chronicles in a scrapbook. whilst Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his mothercff0478#three9;s room and Rose reads an attractive headline within the newspaper, both children set out on my own on determined quests to seek out what they're missing.

Set fifty years apart, those independent stories--Bencff0478#three9;s told in words, Rosecff0478#three9;s in footage--weave from side to side with mesmerizing symmetry. How they spread and in the long run intertwine will wonder you, challenge you, and leave you breathless with marvel. wealthy, complex, affecting, and wonderful--with over 460 pages of original art work--Wonderstruck is a shocking success from a uniquely proficient artist and visionary.
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creator: Brian Selznickwriter: Scholastic PressBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 608

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