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The Marvels Book Tour and Giveaway

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My children LOVE the Brian Selznick book Hugo Cabret, so we were excited to learn about his newest project The Marvels!  He is setting out on a multi-city tour to celebrate the release of this new book, and you can find out where he'll be here.

Unlock the mystery of THE MARVELS.

Join Joseph, a young boy in 1990 London, as her pieces together clues found in his uncle’s mysterious house. Who are the Marvels? And how are they connected to Joseph?

You can check out the YOU EITHER SEE IT OR YOU DON’T tour to hear mysterious recordings by Brian Selznick, get a sneak peek at artwork from the book, and discover souvenirs from inside THE MARVELS house. What do they mean? You either see it or you don’t.


More about the book:

In this magnificent reimagining of the form he originated, two stand-alone stories—the first in nearly 400 pages of continuous pictures, the second in prose—together create a beguiling narrative puzzle. The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage. Nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis runs away from school and seeks refuge with an uncle in London. Albert Nightingale’s strange, beautiful house, with its mysterious portraits and ghostly presences, captivates Joseph and leads him on a search for clues about the house, his family, and the past. A gripping adventure and an intriguing invitation to decipher how the two narratives connect, The Marvels is a loving tribute to the power of story from an artist at the vanguard of creative innovation.

Get more info via the trailer below, or visit the website!

Wanna win? We are giving away A copy of The Marvels, a custom The Marvels jigsaw puzzle, and a $25 Visa gift card. To be entered to win, use the form below by September 30th at 11:59 pm EST.

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  1. This puzzle would be so fun to put together. Thank you for the chance :)

  2. This puzzle would be so fun to put together. Thank you for the chance :)

  3. I'm an elementary school librarian and mom...I did not know about this book! Thanks so much for sharing and the chance to win!