Author Information
Brian Selznick's Latest Book

Newest Release

  • Bibliography:
    9 Books
  • First Book:
    August 1995
  • Latest Book:
    April 2025
  • Author Rating:
  • Share:

Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • "Ezra, a mute since his mother's death, compulsively collects small things that older sister Lucy uses to craft mechanical toys. When she assembles a man-sized figure and inserts their mother's music box as a heart, it comes to life -- and what a lif...

  • Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy bo...

  • Open this book and come face-to-face with the greatest magician of all time: Harry Houdini! Victor is forever trying to escape from locked trunks, to walk through walls, and to perform any number of Houdini's astonishing magic tricks...without su...

  • Playing with the form he created in his trailblazing debut novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick once again sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey. Ben and Rose secretly wish their lives were diffe...

  • A companion book-and much more!-to Martin Scorsese's movie of the #1 bestseller and Caldecott Medal Winner. Brian Selznick takes readers on an intimate tour of the movie-making process as his Caldecott Award-winning book The Invention of Hugo Cabr...

  • From the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck comes a breathtaking new voyage. In this magnificent reimagining of the form he originated, two stand-alone stories are juxtaposed -- the first in nearly 400 pa...

  • An astounding new feat of storytelling from Brian Selznick, the award-winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck.A ship. A garden. A library. A key. In Kaleidoscope, the incomparable Brian Selznick presents the story of two peop...

  • The fate of all life on Earth may depend on the bravery of two little seeds in this epic adventure from the #1 New York Times bestselling creator and Caldecott Medalist of The Invention of Hugo Cabret."The tale of the natural world is the greatest st...

  • From #1 New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Brian Selznick, a profoundly romantic YA novel about two boys finding each other and falling in love over one summer in Rome."I'm going to call you Danny. What are you going to name me?""Angelo."D...

Award-Winning Books by Brian Selznick

The Houdini Box
1993 Bluebonnet Award -- Children's
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
2007 New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association Award -- Children's Literature
2007 Quill Award -- Children's Chapter
2008 Book Sense Book of the Year Award -- Children's Literature
2008 Caldecott Medal -- Picture Book
2008 Kentucky Bluegrass Award -- Grades 3-5
2009 Flicker Tale Children's Book Award -- Juvenile
2009 Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award -- Children's
2010 Garden State Teen Book Award -- Fiction (Grades 6-8)
2012 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction
2011 NAPPA Gold Award -- Ages 6 & Up
2012 Buckeye Children's Book Award -- Grades 3-5
2012 Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award -- Children's Literature
2012 Schneider Family Book Award -- Teen
2014 California Young Reader Medal -- Middle School

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Brian Selznick has published 9 books.

The next book by Brian Selznick, Run Away With Me, will be published in April 2025.

The first book by Brian Selznick, The Robot King, was published in August 1995.

No. Brian Selznick does not write books in series.