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The invention of Hugo Cabret : a novel in words and pictures / by Brian Selznick.

Selznick, Brian. (Author).
E-book E-book (2007.)
Description: 1 online resource (533 pages) : illustrations.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2007.

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  • ISBN: 0439813786
  • ISBN: 9780439813785
  • ISBN: 0545921945
  • ISBN: 9780545921947
  • Edition: First edition.
General Note: Caldecott Medal winner, 2008.
Art techniques used: Black and white pencil drawings that are photographic and cinematic in style. Some sequences operate like a flick book becoming animated like a movie.
Contents: A brief introduction / Professor H. Alcofrisbas -- The thief -- The clocks -- Snowfall -- The window -- Hugo's father -- Ashes -- Secrets -- Cards -- The key -- The notebook -- Stolen goods -- The message -- pt. 2. The signature -- The armoire -- The plan -- The invention of dreams -- Papa Georges made movies -- Purpose -- The visit -- Opening the door -- The ghost in the station -- A train arrives in the station -- The magician -- Winding it up.
Summary: When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.
Awards:
Caldecott Medal winner, 2008.
Source of Description:
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Citation: Selznick, Brian. "The invention of Hugo Cabret : a novel in words and pictures." New York : Scholastic Press, 2007.
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