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Brian Selznick Leaves Readers Wonderstruck

Author talks about his new book with Kid Reporter

By Grace McManus | September 21 , 2011

Brian Selznick, the author of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, stopped by Scholastic global headquarters in New York recently to give a presentation about his new book, Wonderstruck. Kid Reporter Grace McManus spoke with him before his presentation to learn about Wonderstruck and how he created the unique book.

Click play to watch the interview! And be sure to check out Grace's review of Wonderstruck!

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