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Brian Selznick, "The Marvels

We hope you'll join us! This is a ticketed event.  
A ticket includes the book and admission for your family.
Tickets available at the venue/door!

We are extremely excited to host Brian Selznick,
author and illustrator of
Wonderstruck, The Invention of Hugo Cabret
and his latest, The Marvels 
Join us for a multi-media extravaganza!
Plus, attendees receive a limited edition map of London,
illustrated by Mr. Selznick! The map shows real places that inspired events in the book!
This event takes place at the First Congregational Church in Madison


You won't believe your eyes! From the creative mind of Mr. Selznick comes a multi-media event unlike any you've ever seen before! Be sure to join us on Thursday, September 17 at 7pm for an event you--and your family--will be talking about long after you've met Mr. Selznick! Perfect for the whole family!


About The Marvels

Caldecott Award winner and bookmaking trailblazer Brian Selznick once again plays with the form he invented and delivers a moving and mesmerizing adventure about the power of story. Two seemingly unrelated stories -- one in words, the other in pictures -- come together 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.

How the picture and word stories intersect will leave readers marveling over Selznick's storytelling prowess. Filled with mystery, vibrant characters, surprise twists, and heartrending beauty, and featuring Selznick's most arresting art to date, The Marvels is a moving tribute to the power of story.



Brian Selznick is the Caldecott award-winning author and illustrator of The New York Times bestsellers The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck. He is also the illustrator of many celebrated picture books and novels, among them Caldecott Honor Winner The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley, and Sibert Honor Winner When Marian Sang by Pam Muñoz Ryan. Brian has previously worked as a set designer and a puppeteer. He lives in San Diego, CA, and Brooklyn, NY.


This is a ticketed event.  
A ticket includes the book and admission for your family.
Tickets available at the venue/door!

Click here to watch the amazing book trailer that Brian created!

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 7:00pm EDT
Event address: 
First Congregation Church
26 Meetinghouse Lane
Madison, CT 06443