Meet the Author: Brian Selznick (A Skokie Public Library In-Person Event)

Join the Skokie Public Library for an exciting evening with renowned author and award-winning illustrator Brian Selznick as he discusses his latest book, Big Tree! 

Registration required. Registration will open on April 1, for more information, CLICK HERE

Brian Selznick is the author of the new book Big Tree, as well as many other books for children, including the Invention of Hugo Cabret, winner of the Caldecott Medal and basis for the award-winning movie, Hugo, directed by Martin Scorsese. Visit HERE to find out more about him. 

Brian's latest book, Big Tree, was inspired by an idea from Steven Spielberg, and follows the story of two sycamore seeds that hope to one day set down roots and become big trees. When a fire forces them to leave their mama tree prematurely, they find themselves catapulted into the unknown. Alone and unprepared, they must use their wits and imagination to navigate a dangerous world filled with dinosaurs, meteors, and volcanoes. 

Books will be available for sale and Brian will be happy to sign his works!

Event date: 

Monday, May 1, 2023 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Event address: 

Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton Street
Skokie, IL 60077
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Big Tree By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781338180633
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Scholastic Press - April 4th, 2023

The fate of all life on Earth may depend on the bravery of two little seeds in this epic adventure from the #1 New York Times bestselling creator and Caldecott Medalist of The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

“The tale of the natural world is the greatest story we have to tell, and Brian delivers a brilliant chapter of that tale throughout the pages of Big Tree