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The Marvels / Brian Selznick.

By: Selznick, Brian [author,, illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2015Edition: First edition.Description: 391 unnumbered pages, 665 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780545448680.Subject(s): Families -- England -- London -- History -- Juvenile fiction | Actors -- England -- London -- Juvenile fiction | Theater -- England -- London -- Juvenile fiction | Adventure stories | Family life -- England -- London -- Fiction | Actors and actresses -- Fiction | Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction | Theaters -- Fiction | London (England) -- Juvenile fiction | London (England) -- History -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- FictionGenre/Form: Adventure fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] 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.
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Told in two stand-alone stories, the first nearly 400 pages of continuous pictures, and the second in text.

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.

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