Brian Selznick

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Birthday
14, 1966
Birthplace
East Brunswick, NJ
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
14, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
East Brunswick, NJ

About

American illustrator and writer who has worked on children's books and was awarded the 2008 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration for his first long work, The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and worked at Eeyore's Books for Children in Manhattan for three years.

Trivia

He was a runner-up for the 2002 Caldecott Medal for The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins: an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturer.

Family Life

He was the oldest of three children; his grandfather was cousins with Hollywood producer David O. Selznick. He married David Serlin; they split their time in Brooklyn, New York and San Diego, California.

Associated With

He worked as the illustrator of Andrew Clements ' 1996 book Findle.