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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The illustrations also help move the story along as there are two pages full of writing while the next four selznicm five pages are full of illustrations that detail what happens in the story and the next few pages are full of writing again while continuing the story. See all condition definitions – opens in selznuck new window or tab I’m including this in graphic novels because that is probably the best description for this rather unique book.

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Shortly after reading this, I also read Wonderstruck by the same author, which was just as wonderful. I would recommend this book to literally everyone who likes hugi. Jul 15, Irmak rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apr 23, Manny rated it really liked it Shelves: You are the true dreamers.

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

And even if I found it a little simple for my taste I still award it four stars because I appreciate the beauty of this book and moreover the fact that Selznick is creating artwork that ka can enjoy. It’s captivating and easy to read in one sitting. The Invention of Hugo Cabret was awarded the Caldecott medal! I found the ending to be somewhat anticlimatic as well but, on the whole, it was a nice story and I really enjoyed the history lesson behind hugp.


Aug 29, Hilary rated it it was amazing Recommended to Hilary by: Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. Trivia About The Invention of I would highly recommend everyone check this straordjnaria out, even if it’s not normally something you would pick up.

Throughout the book, I just wanted to take Hugo under my wing and hug him.

It was hard to believe that I was reading a fairly recent book. You’ll also be able to find the transcripts of the video interview as well as a short biography. View all comments. View all 3 comments. Brian Selznick makes the characters in this book extremely memorable, especially the main character Hugo Cabret as Hugo is shown as a boy who has a huge ambition and yet he always feels lonely and insecure when he is around other people, since he spent most of his life alone and children will easily sympathize with his situation as any child might feel a bit secluded from other people whenever they lose a loved one.

When he is caught by the toy vendor, he becomes enveloped in a mysterious world of automatons, movies, and magic. My friend Paul O. Probably my favorite Scorsese movie. Lastly, I want to mention that I was really satisfied with that ending because: The pictures make you race through what would otherwise seem like a huge book, it’s an ideal read for children who find a longer book a struggle.

Whe I wasn’t sure what to make of this book at first, because I typically don’t read children’s or middle-grade literature, whatever category you would slot this book into. So what if the book has lots of illustrations and it’s written for children, it’s still a real sense of Herculean reading, even if it’s not that impressive.

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.


They do help move parts of the story along, like I think the chase scenes benefit from being done entirely by pictures, reading about a boy running away from someone wouldn’t have had the same ‘excitement’ as in the pictures.

No additional import charges at delivery! This book has the a great sense of wonder that adult books like Trip to the Stars has. But in order to get the pieces he needs to properly restore the automaton, he must steal from the town’s toy vendor.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

I would recommend this book to children ages seven and up since the length of this book might bored smaller children. Paris looks very pretty.

Watch list is full. Refresh and try again. Not in the wizardry kind of way, of course, but in the fact that they’re both young, they’ve both lost their parents, and they’re both very endearing and seem to call forth the reader’s sympathy with great aptitude.


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The story of Hugo, Isabelle and Papa Georges is enthralling, and kept me guessing. Iinvenzione small boy cannot hide in the walls of a station and tend its clocks; a clockwork automaton cannot selznic, a lengthy novel, complete with pictures; and even the author admits that his portrait of a distinguished French film-maker is, I regret to say, entirely the product of his deplorable imagination. The characters were wonderful, I want to spend more time with them. It’s actually not, but there was a “Golden Age of Automata” which happened during the last fifty years of the Victorian era, which most of the Steampunk aesthetic is based from.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The book is set in Paris in the s and Hugo is an orphan who only manages to survive each day by clinging to the hope that he will one day fix the automaton his 3.