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Brian Selznick
Brian Selznick is the illustrator of "Frindle" by Andrew Clements, "Riding Freedom" and "Amelia and Eleanor Go For A Ride," both by Pam Munoz Ryan; as well as his own book "The Houdini Box," winner of the 1993 Texas Bluebonnet Award. Mr. Selznick lives in Brooklyn, New York. show more

Brian Selznick is the illustrator of "Frindle" by Andrew Clements, "Riding Freedom" and "Amelia and Eleanor Go For A Ride," both by Pam Munoz Ryan; as well as his own book "The Houdini Box," winner of the 1993 Texas Bluebonnet Award. Mr. Selznick lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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Birth date: July 14, 1966
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KatiEllenReads
KatiEllenReads rated it 1 year ago
“We are all cabinets of wonders.” I cannot put into words what a work of art this book is. This story is told in two halves, Ben in words and Rose in illustrations. Both stories are told at the same time, with both children going on a similar journey at the same time which defiantly helps with the...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it 2 years ago
This post has taken me far longer to write than I'd like to admit and I think that's largely because I found this book pretty lukewarm. The Doll People by Ann M. Martin (with pictures by Brian Selznick) was another one of those books recommended as a great book for the kids in your life who are tryi...
Ready Readers
Ready Readers rated it 3 years ago
Nick a fifth grader comes up with a new word. Despite Mrs.Granger not believing in his new word, it became a worldwide sensation. The leveling system is The Lexile, reading level 830L. Students can create a new word, write a definition and write where the word would be placed in a dictionary.
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 3 years ago
I had just Googled when Brian Selznick's next book was coming out when Baby Monkey, Private Eye came in our shipment at work. The title hadn't shown up in my Google search (possibly because the author is credited as David Serlin, Selznick's husband?). I checked it out immediately and was not disa...
Books for Future K-6 Students
Books for Future K-6 Students rated it 3 years ago
Frindle is a level R by the Fountas and Pinnell leveling system. Frindle is about a boy named Nicholas Allen who is a bit of a troublemaker. However, in fifth grade it seems like those days are over. In Mrs. Granger's classroom nobody can get away with anything, and she is overzealous about the dict...
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