The Invention of Hugo Cabret

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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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Awards and Praise for The Invention of Hugo Cabret

2008 Caldecott Medal winner
National Book Award Finalist
#1 New York Times Bestseller
New York Times Best Illustrated Book
Los Angeles Times Favorite Children's Book of the Year
TIME Magazine's 100 Best Children's and Young Adult Books of All Time


"Evokes wonder . . . like a silent film on paper." -- The New York Times

"A fast-paced treat." -- People Magazine

"Distinctive."-- The Wall Street Journal

"Cinematic."-- Parenting Magazine

"Captivating."-- Los Angeles Times Book Review

"If your kid loves the J.K. Rowling series, then [they are] bound to enjoyThe Invention of Hugo Cabret. . ."-- Good Housekeeping

* "A true masterpiece."-- Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "Fade to black and cue the applause!"-- Kirkus, starred review

* "Complete genius."-- Horn Book, starred review

* "Breathtaking . . . shatters conventions."-- School Library Journal, starred review

* "An original and creative integration of art and text."-- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

"Visually stunning . . . raises the bar." -- San Antonio Express-News

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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 the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugoa??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 all come together...in "The Invention of Hugo Cabret".

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