Brian Selznick 4/24/2023

Event date: 
Monday, April 24, 2023 - 7:00pm


About the Author

Selznick is the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret (Oscar-winning movie Hugo); and Wonder-struck, adapted into the movie; as well as the New York Times bestsellers The Marvels, and Baby Monkey, Private Eye co-written by David Serlin and Kaleidoscope. He illustrated the 20th anniversary paperback edition covers of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. His books are popular worldwide, and have been tran-slated into more than 35 languages.


What people are saying...

“The tale of the natural world is the greatest story we have to tell, and Brian delivers a brilliant chapter of that tale throughout the pages of Big Tree.” — Steven Spielberg *

“An enthralling and expansive meditation on what it means to be alive on this”  Booklist, starred review * 

“A balanced and rich book. . . . Powerful.”   Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review*

 “In evocative prose and peppery dialogue . . . the cinematic story journeys across time and space, contemplating the power of life to heal.”  Publishers Weekly, starred review *

"A special, one-of-a-kind book for the whole family that readers won’t soon forget."  School Library Journal, starred review*



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Big Tree.


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Big Tree By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781338180633
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - April 4th, 2023