The Invention of Hugo Cabret Brian Selznick

Scholastic
Hardback 534 pages

ISBN:
9781407103488
Size:
215 x 153 x 52mm
Published:
1st October 2007
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Interest age: from c 9 years
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Overview

ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in thewalls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival dependson secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlockswith an eccentric girl and her grandfather, Hugo's undercover life,and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A crypticdrawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, anda hidden message from Hugo's dead father form the backbone of thisintricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery.

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