The celebrated author of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck brings his latest work to life with an afternoon of readings, art, and fun! Brimming with humor, wonder, mystery, and a profound sense of hope, Big Tree is a trailblazing adventure about two sycamore seeds who come to realize their mission in life may be much bigger than they ever could have imagined.
Every in-person ticket purchased includes $5.00 toward the purchase of Big Tree.
The Thalia Kids Book Club offers lively discussions between children's book authors and their fans. Each event includes a reading, a discussion with the audience, and a book-signing.
For information about Big Tree, please visit www.scholastic.com/bigtree
Group discounts are available for groups of fifteen people or more. Please contact the Box Office.
Brian Selznick is one of the most innovative storytellers of our time. His books have sold millions of copies, garnered countless awards worldwide, and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He broke open the novel form with his genre-breaking thematic trilogy, beginning with the Caldecott Medal-winning #1 New York Times bestseller The Invention of Hugo Cabret, adapted into Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning movie Hugo. He followed that with the #1 New York Times bestseller, Wonderstruck, adapted into the eponymous movie by celebrated filmmaker Todd Haynes, with a screenplay by Selznick, and then the New York Times bestseller, The Marvels. In praising his body of work, The Washington Post said, “Brian Selznick proves to be that rare creator capable of following one masterpiece with another.” The Associated Press called Selznick “one of publishing’s most imaginative storytellers.” Selznick’s most recent bestselling novel, Kaleidoscope, was a New York Times Notable Children’s Book of 2021. He also illustrated the 20th anniversary edition covers of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, as well as Baby Monkey, Private Eye, co-written by his husband David Serlin. For more information about Brian Selznick and his books, visit http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/brianselznick.