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Brian Selznick

Brian Selznick is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including The Invention of Hugo Cabret, winner of the Caldecott medal and the basis for the Oscar® winning movie Hugo, directed by Martin Scorsese. He's also the author and illustrator of Wonderstruck (which was made into a movie directed by Todd Haynes with a screenplay by Selznick), as well The Marvels. He wrote the story for a new version of The Nutcracker at the Joffrey Ballet, choreographed by Tony Award winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon (An American In Paris). He has worked professionally as a puppeteer with Basil Twist, and is currently writing a musical based on Hugo. His first book for an adult audience, Live Oak, With Moss features poems by Walt Whitman. Baby Monkey, Private Eye, a beginning reader was co-written with his husband David Serlin a professor at the University of California, San Diego. He and David live in San Diego, California and Brooklyn, New York.

Participation in CDI:

  • 2019


Tickets 2020

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20th to the 22th of November 2020

Auditorio Metropolitano de Puebla

Sirio no. 2926, Reserva Territorial Atlixcáyotl-Quetzatcóatl, C.P. 72560, Pue. México.












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