La straordinaria invenzione di Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick at – ISBN – ISBN – Mondadori – Click here to see a cool video about Hugo. Click here to see who La straordinaria invenzione di Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick,available at Book Depository. La straordinaria invenzione di Hugo Cabret: un romanzo per parole e immagini. [ Brian Selznick; Fabio Paracchini] — When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan.

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OK, Goodreads was being a twonk and ruined my life by making all of the lovely pictures that I wanted to post look dodgy and skew-whiff. Jul 15, Irmak rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 16, Mish rated it it was amazing Shelves: Click here for a thorough, extended video interview with Brian Selznick on Adlit.

A small boy cannot hide in the walls of a station and tend its clocks; a clockwork automat I felt intimidated by the idea of reviewing Hugo Cabretand wondered if anyone would help me. They did a wonderful job animating the opening sequence of drawings, and the text is in English.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret is a magical and heartwarming read that anyone could enjoy. I loved the inclusion of the stills from films and the information on these factual elements included in the back pages. I think I had just set my expectations a little too high. Per the suggestions of GRers Jefferson and Judy see comments below I will reread and update the review accordingly. People who viewed this item also viewed.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Being a clock maker, his father is innately fasinated by the little man that appears to be able to write out a message if he were only restored to his former glory. Mar invenaione, Jo rated it liked it Shelves: I would recommend this book to literally everyone who likes reading. This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking.


A horologist working for the city’s museum, Hugo’s father finds an old automaton in the museum’s attic on “The story I am about to share with you takes place inunder the roofs of Paris.

This book has the a great sense of wonder that adult books like Trip to the Stars has. Shortly after the start of the story we learn that twelve-year-old Hugo has recently lost his father to a tragic fire.

It was just that good. Brian Selznick also makes the story extremely creative as the book is set up as two pages are filled with writing while the next few pages are full straordinarai illustrations only.

You’ll also be able to find the transcripts of the video interview as well as a short biography.

Brian Selznick has created a book that goes Words cannot describe how much I loved this book! Books by Brian Selznick. Having little time on his hands, Hugo’s father decides to leave it be.

Sign in to check out Check out as guest. People who flout these elementary principles are liable to come to a very sticky end. I love how they focus on particular things, by zooming in with each page, and how they take over from the narrative in various places to illustrate descriptions and events.

The book also incorporates film an automaton that draws a picture merging the past and pr Wow- what a gorgeously magical gem of a book.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Nov 20, Britany rated it really liked it Shelves: The illustrations are wonderful and the way the story is told in text and then for several pages in drawing is so unique.

The book has much more depth though than This is not a Boxor Don’t Give the Cat a Cupcake or even any of the books about that troublesome pigeon who wants to drive the bus and do other things birds aren’t supposed to do. Trivia About The Invention of He has a secret that he focusses all his energy into trying to complete in his fa I enjoyed this book so much, even more than Wonderstruck which I loved. Click here to see a cool video about Hugo.


Buy a Coffee for nat bookspoils with http: It’s captivating and easy to read in one sitting.

My review can be found here: I’m including this in graphic novels because that is probably the best description for this rather unique book.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret was a pleasure to read and I recommend it to everyone. When he meets another orphan their stories come together and end in a very satisfying conclusion. I think readers are most confused by the automaton, which they see as inbenzione technology.

The characters were wonderful, I want to spend more time with them. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo’s dead father form Twelve-year-old Hugo, orphan, clock keeper, and thief, has been keeping the clocks running in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity.

I read it in an evening and wished that I could’ve had it when I was 10 — I would’ve been in hog heaven. Hardcoverpages.

But the drawings … oh, the drawings! Published March by Scholastic Press first published See all barnesandnobleinc has no other items for sale.