Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday #63: The Marvels by Brian Selznick

Happy Wednesday, fellow book lovers! This week's "can't wait to read" is:

The Marvels
by Brian Selznick
Publication Date: September 15, 2015
Caldecott Award winner and bookmaking trailblazer Brian Selznick once again plays with the form he invented and takes readers on a voyage!

Two seemingly unrelated stories--one in words, the other in pictures--come together. 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

This book sounds incredibly unique!! I've never read anything by Brian Selznick, but I'm on board for something new!

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine.