The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel in Words and Pictures by Brian Selznick

The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel in Words and Pictures by Brian Selznick

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An orphan and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy train station. He desperately believes a broken automaton will make his dreams come true. But when his world collides with an eccentric girl and a bitter old man, Hugo's undercover life are put in jeopardy. Turn the pages, follow the illustrations and enter an unforgettable new world!

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ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, twelve-year-old 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 girl and her grandfather, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo's dead father form the backbone of this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery.

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SKU GOR001631358
Title The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel in Words and Pictures
Author By (author) Brian Selznick
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Scholastic
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 534
ISBN 10 1407103482
ISBN 13 9781407103488
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2008. Shortlisted for United States National Book Awards: Young People's Literature 2007.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, twelve-year-old 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 girl and her grandfather, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo's dead father form the backbone of this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001631358
Title The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel in Words and Pictures
Author By (author) Brian Selznick
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Scholastic
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 534
ISBN 10 1407103482
ISBN 13 9781407103488
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2008. Shortlisted for United States National Book Awards: Young People's Literature 2007.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No