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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, Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride by Pam Munoz Ryan, and The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley, which was a Caldecott Honor Book. When Mr. Selznick was a kid, he loved Houdini and wished he could have met the magician in real life, like Victor does in the story. Mr. Selznick divides his time between Brooklyn, New York, and San Diego, California.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Houdini, Harry, -- 1874-1926 -- Juvenile fiction.
Houdini, Harry, -- 1874-1926 -- Fiction.
Magicians -- Fiction.