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Praise for The Marvels
"[A] powerful story about creating lasting art and finding family in unexpected places."
- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Time, grief, forgiveness, and love intersect in epic theater celebrating
mysteries of the heart and spirit." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Caldecott Medalist Selznick has been creating acclaimed illustrated novels for years now, and his latest takes his groundbreaking narrative format to new heights...[his] warm, affecting family tale [is] astonishing, and truly marvelous." - Booklist, starred review

"Complex, entertaining, and full of gorgeous art and writing, this is a powerhouse of a book."
- School Library Journal, starred review

"A grand adventure…a feat of both narrative and bookmaking design."New York Magazine

"Quite simply, Brian is a marvel. He has created a 21st century classic, not only for young readers but for everyone who treasures genius, the craft of bookmaking, and an utmost dedication to illustration and writing." - Lee Bennett Hopkins

"Absolutely incredible... Selznick gets deeper into this format that he pioneered with every title, and as a result, the stories and images get more and more fascinating." - Tegan Tigani, Queen Anne Book Company, President of PNBA and ABA Booksellers Advisory Council

"Selznick did it again! The combination of art and narrative challenge the reader to look very carefully at story...It is full of hope and heart...Selznick is a genius." - Margaret Brennan Neville, The Kings English Bookshop

"This might be my favorite Selznick so far...Be assured, it's well worth the wait."
Billie Bloebaum, A Children's Place Bookstore

"Selznick has created a stunning and moving testament to the power of family and love."
Jannis Mindel, Boswell Book Company

"I absolutely loved The Marvels...I cannot wait to put a copy of this book in the hands of every man, woman, and child who comes into the store." -
Bill Grace, Buttonwood Books & Toys


2008 Randolph Caldecott Medal
National Book Award Finalist
#1 New York Times Bestseller
USA Today Bestseller
#1 BookSense Bestseller
A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2007
An American Library Association Notable Children's Book
An American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults

"Evokes wonder . . . like a silent film on paper." — The New York Times Book Review

"Captivating." — Los Angeles Times Book Review

"A true masterpiece." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Complete genius." —The Horn Book Magazine, starred review

"Breathtaking . . . shatters conventions." —School Library Journal, starred review

"Cue the applause." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

#1 New York Times Bestseller
USA Today Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Book
Schneider Family Book Award Winner
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2011
A Booklist Editors' Choice of 2011
A Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2011
A School Library Journal Best Book of 2011
An American Library Association Notable Children's Book

"Moving and ingenious . . ." — The Wall Street Journal

"Selznick proves to be that rare creator capable of following one masterpiece . . .with another."
The Washington Post

"Engrossing, intelligent, beautifully engineered and expertly told in word and image."
The New York Times Book Review

"A thing of wonder to behold . . ." —School Library Journal, starred review

"Visually stunning, completely compelling." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"A gift for the eye, mind, and heart." —Booklist, starred review

"Innovative...has the makings of a classic." —Publishers Weekly, starred review