The Boy of a Thousand Faces by Brian Selznick

The Boy of a Thousand Faces

Brian Selznick
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Alonzo King, born on Halloween, is convinced he is living his own horror movie and that he can conjure up every movie monster ever made. But not until the Beast comes to town can Alonzo become what he's always wanted to be—The Boy of a Thousand Faces. Illustrations.

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Because Alonzo King was born on Halloween, he has always loved monsters. But no one would ever guess that he lives in a haunted house with a graveyard out back, communicates with the dead, turns into a six-armed, slime-covered creature, or is a walking encyclopedia on horror films However, when The Beast arrives, not even Alonzo can track it down. Will he be able to solve the mystery of the creature stalking his town and make his dream of becoming The Boy of a Thousand Faces come true?

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Author Biography

Brian Selznick is the author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Invention of Hugo Cabret, ” which was awarded the Caldecott Medal and was a National Book Award finalist. He is also the illustrator of many books for children, including “Frindle” and “Lunch Money” by Andrew Clements, as well as the “Doll People” trilogy by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin, and “The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins” by Barbara Kerley, which was a Caldecott Honor Book. Mr. Selznick divides his time between Brooklyn, New York, and San Diego, California.

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