The Hugo Movie Companion

The Hugo Movie Companion


By (author) Brian Selznick

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  • Publisher: Scholastic US
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 148mm x 212mm x 28mm | 500g
  • Publication date: 3 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0545331552
  • ISBN 13: 9780545331555
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 158,991

Product description

This heavily illustrated, full-colour, elegant hardcover closely resembles the look and feel of THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET. With interviews of key people behind the making of the film; side-by-side visual comparisons of artwork from the book and people, props, costumes and sets from the movie; as well as information about the automatons, early cinema, special effects and 3D technology and more!

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Author information

In addition to The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick is the illustrator of the Caldecott Honor winner, The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, and The New York Times Best Illustrated Walt Whitman: Words for America, both by Barbara Kerley, as well as the Sibert Honor Winner When Marian Sang, by Pam Munoz Ryan, and numerous other celebrated picture books and novels. Brian has also worked as a set designer and a puppeteer. When he isn't traveling to promote his work all over the world, he lives in San Diego, California, and Brooklyn, New York.

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AWARDS AND REVIEWS(partial listing--full reviews and a complete list of awards available upon request)2008 Caldecott Medal winnerNational Book Award Finalist#1 New York Times BestsellerNew York Times Best Illustrated BookQuill Award WinnerBorders Original Voices FinalistLos Angeles Times Favorite Children's Book of the YearPublishers Weekly Best Book of the Year"A true masterpiece."--Publishers Weekly, starred review"Evokes wonder . . . like a silent film on paper."--The New York Times"Visually stunning . . . raises the bar."--San Antonio Express-News"Shatters conventions."--School Library Journal, starred review"Complete genius."--The Horn Book, starred review