The Invention of Hugo Cabret
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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

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Orphan, clock keeper, thief: Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. Combining elements of picture book, graphic novel, and film, Caldecott Honor artist Selznick breaks open the novel form to create an entirely new reading experience in this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 534 pages
  • 157.48 x 210.82 x 53.34mm | 1,202.01g
  • Scholastic US
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0439813786
  • 9780439813785
  • 5,364

About Brian Selznick

Brian Selznick is the Caldecott Medalwinning author and illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Wonderstruck and The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which was adapted into Martin Scorsese s Oscar-winning movie Hugo. His latest book, The Marvels (September 2015), has already received numerous starred reviews and been hailed by the Huffington Post as a gorgeous work of art. Selznick s books have garnered accolades worldwide and have been translated into over thirty-five languages. He has also worked as a set designer and a puppeteer. He lives in San Diego, California, and Brooklyn, New York."show more

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Awards and Praise for The Invention of Hugo Cabret 2008 Caldecott Medal winnerNational Book Award Finalist#1 New York Times BestsellerNew York Times Best Illustrated BookLos Angeles Times Favorite Children's Book of the YearTIME Magazine's 100 Best Children's and Young Adult Books of All Time It's wonderful. Take that overused word literally: Hugo Cabret evokes wonder. --New York Times Book Review Evokes wonder . . . like a silent film on paper. --The New York Times A fast-paced treat. --People Magazine Distinctive. --The Wall Street Journal Cinematic. --Parenting Magazine Captivating. --Los Angeles Times Book Review If your kid loves the J.K. Rowling series, then [they are] bound to enjoyThe Invention of Hugo Cabret. . . --Good Housekeeping * A true masterpiece. --Publishers Weekly, starred review * Fade to black and cue the applause! --Kirkus, starred review * Complete genius. --Horn Book, starred review * Breathtaking . . . shatters conventions. -- School Library Journal, starred review * An original and creative integration of art and text. --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review Visually stunning . . . raises the bar. --San Antonio Express-News"show more