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    The Invention of Hugo Cabret (Hardback) By (author) Brian Selznick, Illustrated by Brian Selznick

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    DescriptionOrphan, 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.

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    The Invention of Hugo Cabret
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brian Selznick, Illustrated by Brian Selznick
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 534
    Width: 157 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 53 mm
    Weight: 1,202 g
    ISBN 13: 9780439813785
    ISBN 10: 0439813786

    BIC E4L: ADV
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    B&T General Subject: 216
    B&T Approval Code: X01820000
    BIC subject category V2: YFCF
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    Libri: ENGM3000, ENGL2030, KIND1415
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    Libri: KIND1434, AMER3795
    B&T Approval Code: X01860000
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    BISAC V2.8: JUV028000
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    LC classification: PZ7.S4654 INV 2007
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    Illustrations note
    Scholastic US
    Imprint name
    Scholastic US
    Publication date
    01 April 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    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.