The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Winner Of the 2008 Caldecott Medal National Book Award Finalist New York Times Best Illustrated book of 2007
Winner Of the 2008 Caldecott Medal
National Book Award Finalist
New York Times Best Illustrated book of 2007
Publish date: 2007-01-30
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 533
Edition language: English
I'm guessing that if you haven't read The Invention of Hugo Cabret then you've at least seen the film Hugo starring Asa Butterfield and Chloë Grace Moretz. The movie adaptation is actually very faithful to the book. If you're unfamiliar, it's about a boy that is living in a train station in Paris an...
Outstanding story from start to finish. So many times I wanted to cry for Hugo because of how he lost his father and uncle and had to live on his own in the timekeepers apartment. I mean stealing food and drinks. Stealing toys...such a sad upcoming. However, meeting the toy both owner, Georges, was ...
So, I'd seen Hugo when it first came out in the theaters, thought I should give this book a try, and promptly forgot about it until I saw it on the shelf of the library. I'm so glad I picked it up, though, because it was absolutely brilliant! It's a combination of text and illustrations and photo...
by Brian Selznick The only thing I don't like about Brian Selznick's books is how long it takes him to write them. But they're definitely worth the wait. Ama sent me this book my sophomore year in college. I read it the evening I received it in between Japanese worksheets and Project Runway. It'...
I can say that I am glad I picked up this hefty book.Pictures:Beyond beautiful! Just the pictures themselves are more than worth getting this book! This book gets a 5/5 stars just for the pictures alone. The mention of pictures in this book was what made me actually pick it up. I wasn't going to bec...