Wonderstruck A Novel in Words and Pictures

By: Selznick, Brian

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Book Condition: Fine

640pp. 8vo. Book by the author of Caldecott Medal Winner "The Invention of Hugo Cabret." Book is unread, tight, clean, square, unmarked, unclipped, has a complete number line starting with 1, and the jacket is Brodart protected. The book itself has the same illustration as the dust jacket. A Selected Bibliography appears at the end of the book. Gift quality.

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In this groundbreaking tour de force, Caldecott Medalist and bookmaking pioneer Brian Selznick 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--Wonderstruckis a stunning achievement from a gifted artist and visionary.

Title: Wonderstruck A Novel in Words and Pictures

Author Name: Selznick, Brian

Categories: Fiction,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press: October 2011

ISBN Number: 0545027896

ISBN Number 13: 9780545027892

Binding: Sewn reinforced hardcover binding

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: fine Jacket

Seller ID: 0001643