L'invention de Hugo Cabret (French edition of The Invention of Hugo Cabret)

 
9780320081460: L'invention de Hugo Cabret (French edition of The Invention of Hugo Cabret)

Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, 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, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the station, 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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Brian Selznick - Détenteur d'une médaille Caldecott pour ses illustrations et auteur à succès figurant au palmarès des best-sellers du New York Times, Brian Selznick a obtenu son diplôme du Rhode Island School of Design dans la ferme intention de devenir décorateur pour le théâtre. Cependant, après trois années passées à vendre des livres et à décorer la devanture d'une librairie pour enfants située à Manhattan, il a décidé de créer lui-même des livres pour enfants. Ses livres ont reçu de nombreuses récompenses et distinctions, y compris une médaille Caldecott et une médaille Robert F. Sibert.

Brian Selznick is the author and illustrator of the bestselling The Invention of Hugo Cabret (L'invention de Hugo Cabret), which was awarded the Caldecott Medal and was a National Book Award finalist. He is also the illustrator of many books for children, including Frindle and Lunch Money by Andrew Clements, as well as the Doll People trilogy by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin, and The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley, which was a Caldecott Honor Book. Mr. Selznick divides his time between Brooklyn, New York, and San Diego, California.

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