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Author Selznick, Brian, author.

Title The Marvels / Brian Selznick.

Published New York Scholastic Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson J  SELZ    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 22 cm
Notes Told in two stand-alone stories, the first nearly 400 pages of continuous pictures, and the second in text.
Summary In 1766, a boy, Billy Marvel, is shipwrecked, rescued, and goes on to found a brilliant family of actors that flourishes in London until 1900--and nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis, runs away from home, seeking refuge with his uncle in London, and is captivated by the Marvel house, with its portraits and ghostly presences.
Subject Families -- England -- London -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Actors -- England -- London -- Juvenile fiction.
Theater -- England -- London -- Juvenile fiction.
Shipwreck survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Runaway children -- Juvenile fiction.
Theatrical companies -- Juvenile fiction.
Recluses -- Juvenile fiction.
London (England) -- Juvenile fiction.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780545448680 (hardback)
9781407159454 (paperback)