Brian Selznick is the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the New York Times
bestsellers The Invention of Hugo Cabret
, adapted into Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning Hugo
, adapted into Todd Haynes’s eponymous movie, and The Marvels
. Among the celebrated picture books Selznick has illustrated are the Caldecott Honor Book The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins
by Barbara Kerley, and the Sibert Honor Book When Marian Sang
by Pam Muñoz Ryan. His books appear in over 35 languages. He has also worked as a bookseller, a puppeteer, and a screenwriter. He divides his time between Brooklyn, New York and San Diego, California.