Brian Selznick Video Interview
Brian Selznick's books have received numerous awards and distinctions. The Invention of Hugo Cabret won a 2007 Quill Award, was a National Book award finalist, and won the 2008 Caldecott Medal.
Get to know this celebrated author and illustrator by watching our November 2007 video interview. Learn how he got his start in children's books, how he developed his ideas for The Invention of Hugo Cabret, and how silent movies inspired his vision for the book. Selznick also describes the true story behind the automaton in the book, and offers advice for young artists.
A Q&A with Brian Selznick, the author of The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Illustrator Brian Selznick was interviewed by Scholastic students.