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The Invention of Hugo Cabret Brian Selznick

The Invention of Hugo Cabret By Brian Selznick

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick


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Summary

An orphan and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy train station. He desperately believes a broken automaton will make his dreams come true. But when his world collides with an eccentric girl and a bitter old man, Hugo's undercover life are put in jeopardy. Turn the pages, follow the illustrations and enter an unforgettable new world!

The Invention of Hugo Cabret Summary

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

'A richly written story with breathtaking pictures' - The Guardian 'It is wonderful...This is much more than a graphic novel: it is more like a silent film on paper' - The New York Times 'This is a beautiful graphic novel within a novel - the soft pencil drawings bringing the story alive' - Booktrust ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF. Twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and her grandfather, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo's dead father form the backbone of this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery. Winner of the esteemed Caldecott Medal - the first novel to do so, as the Caldecott Medal is an award for picture books Released as a live-action film Hugo in 2011, directed by Martin Scorsase and starring Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, Jude Law, Sacha Baron Cohen, Richard Griffiths, Ray Winstone, and Christopher Lee. a stunning gift to last a lifetime

Additional information

GOR001631358
9781407103488
1407103482
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Scholastic
20071001
534
Winner of Caldecott Medal 2008 Short-listed for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2008 Short-listed for United States National Book Awards: Young People's Literature 2007
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