Friday, March 16, 2012

Brian Selznick's 6 favorite children's books

Brian Selznick has written and illustrated several award-winning children's books, including The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which inspired the multi-Oscar-winning film Hugo.

On of his six favorite children's books, as told to The Week magazine:
Fortunately by Remy Charlip

A wonderful, hilarious story that embraces the joy of turning the page. Each page turn brings a surprise, as the story swings from fortunate to unfortunate events. "Fortunately there was a parachute on the airplane. Unfortunately there was a hole in the parachute...."
Read about another book on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue