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The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel in Words and Pictures

Selznick, Brian

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ISBN 10: 0439813786 / ISBN 13: 9780439813785
Published by Scholastic, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 2007
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine/Fine unread copy protected by Archival Brodart Cover. Signed by author on tipped in white page with spiral frame as throughout book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001354

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Title: The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel in ...

Publisher: Scholastic, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Selznick, Brian

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Orphan, clock keeper, thief: Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. Combining elements of picture book, graphic novel, and film, Caldecott Honor artist Selznick breaks open the novel form to create an entirely new reading experience in 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

It's wonderful. Take that overused word literally: Hugo Cabret evokes wonder.?--New York Times Book Review

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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