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  • 5 stars across 7 books
    Andrew Clements has written a number of books for children, including three novels about school life. He taught in public schools near Chicago for seven years before moving east to begin a career in publishing. The idea for Frindle grew out of a talk that he gave to second graders. He says that "Frindle is about discovering the true nature of words, language, thought, community and learning, and about the life that surges through the corridors and classrooms every day."
    Andrew Clements now writes full-time and lives in central Massachusetts with his wife and their four children.
    Brian Selznick is the author and illustrator of the bestselling The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which was awarded the Caldecott Medal and was a National Book Award finalist. He is also the illustrator of many books for children, including Frindle and Lunch Money by Andrew Clements, as well as the Doll People trilogy by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin, and The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley, which was a Caldecott Honor Book. Mr. Selznick divides his time between Brooklyn, New York, and San Diego, California.
    31st March 2007

    Invention of Hugo Cabret

    Orphan, clock keeper, thief: Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secret... More

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    14th September 2011

    Wonderstruck

    Ben's story takes place in 1977 and is told in words. Rose's story in 1927 is told entirely in pictures. Ev... More

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    15th September 2015

    The Marvels

    In The Marvels, Selznick crafts another remarkable artistic and bookmaking achievement that weaves together two se... More

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    1st October 2007

    The Invention of Hugo Cabret

    ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his ... More

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    5th October 2017

    The Wonderstruck Movie Scrapbook

    Selznick, who wrote the screenplay to the movie adaptation of his #1 New York Times bestseller, Wonderstruck, give... More

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    1st February 2018

    Baby Monkey, Private Eye

    Lost jewels? Missing pizza? Stolen spaceship? Baby Monkey can help . . . if he can put on his pa... More

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    3rd November 2011

    The Hugo Movie Companion

    This heavily illustrated, full-colour, elegant hardcover closely resembles the look and feel of THE INVENTION OF HUGO CA... More

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