The Invention of Hugo Cabret (Hardback)
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Short Description for The Invention of Hugo Cabret ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, 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, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key,
- Published: 01 April 2007
- Format: Hardback 534 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780439813785 ISBN 10: 0439813786
- Sales rank: 13,752
Full description for The Invention of Hugo Cabret
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.