How do you solve a readers' advisory problem like Brian Selznick? His stunning combinations of illustration and text have hooked tons of young readers, but few authors have dared to follow in his footsteps in terms of form.
Here at NoveList, when we noticed a high-profile film version of Wonderstruck
coming down the pike, we realized that it was going to take some creativity to come up with genuine read-alikes.
Here's our best shot at isolating some particularly important aspects of the tale. We're hoping that kids will be intrigued by many aspects of Selznick's inventive narrative, which he also adapted into a screenplay.