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The Marvels

Author: Brian Selznick
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1. editionView all editions and formats
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In 'The Marvels', Selznick crafts another remarkable artistic and bookmaking achievement that weaves together two seemingly unrelated stories - one in words, the other in pictures - 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  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Selznick
ISBN: 9780545448680 0545448689
OCLC Number: 921941927
Awards: Commended for Georgia Children's Book Award (Children's Book) 2017
Commended for Cybils (Graphic Novel Elem/Mid) 2015
Description: 665 sider : ill

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In 'The Marvels', Selznick crafts another remarkable artistic and bookmaking achievement that weaves together two seemingly unrelated stories - one in words, the other in pictures - 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

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