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Brian Selznick is a Caldecott-winning author and illustrator of children's books born July 14, 1966 in East Brunswick Township, New Jersey. He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and then worked for three years at Eeyore's Books for Children in Manhattan while working on his first book, The Houdini Box. Selznick received the 2008 Caldecott Medal for The Invention of Hugo Cabret. He also won the Caldecott Honor for The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins in 2002. Additional awards include the Texas Bluebonnet Award, the Rhode Island Children's Book Award, and the Christopher Award. The Invention of Hugo Cabret will be made into a film by director Martin Scorsese to be released in 2011. Other titles by illustrated by Selznick include: Frindle, The Landry News, Lunch Money, Wingwalker, and Baby Monkey, Private Eye. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Invention of Hugo Cabret… (more)
The Invention of Hugo Cabret 9,352 copies, 658 reviews
Wonderstruck 2,995 copies, 253 reviews
The Marvels 1,033 copies, 67 reviews
The Houdini Box 650 copies, 18 reviews
Baby Monkey, Private Eye 254 copies, 18 reviews
The Boy of a Thousand Faces 225 copies, 8 reviews
Kaleidoscope 186 copies, 4 reviews
Big Tree (Illustrator, some editions; Narrator, some editions) 88 copies, 10 reviews
Live Oak, with Moss (Illustrator) 36 copies
The Robot King 35 copies, 4 reviews
Frindle (Illustrator, some editions) 9,086 copies, 205 reviews
Riding Freedom (Illustrator, some editions) 2,457 copies, 44 reviews
The Doll People (Illustrator) 2,012 copies, 56 reviews
Lunch Money (Illustrator, some editions) 1,855 copies, 155 reviews
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson (Illustrator) 1,368 copies, 101 reviews
The Meanest Doll in the World (Illustrator) 1,128 copies, 15 reviews
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins (Illustrator) 975 copies, 49 reviews
Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride (Illustrator) 893 copies, 48 reviews
The Runaway Dolls (The Doll People) (Illustrator) 584 copies, 11 reviews
Hugo [2011 film] (Original book) 424 copies, 10 reviews
The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands (Contributor) 378 copies, 8 reviews
Walt Whitman: Words for America (Illustrator) 339 copies, 18 reviews
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (Contributor) 330 copies, 7 reviews
Half-Minute Horrors (Contributor) 270 copies, 21 reviews
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