The Marvels byBrian Selznick Hardcover, 640 pages Expected publication:
September 15th 2015 by Scholastic Press Source: ARC from Publisher Rating: 2 Out of 5 Stars
Goodreads Description: Caldecott Award winner and bookmaking trailblazer Brian Selznick once again plays with the form
he invented and takes readers on a voyage!
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. Fallon's Review: Thank you Scholastic for sending me an ARC for review. This in no way affected my opinion in my review. While reading The Marvels I kept wishing the pictures were interwoven and kept finding myse…