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The invention of Hugo Cabret : a novel in words and pictures / by Brian Selznick.

Selznick, Brian. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780545921947
  • ISBN: 0545921945
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (533 pages) : illustrations.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: Art techniques used: Black and white pencil drawings that are photographic and cinematic in style. Some sequences operate like a flick book becoming animated like a movie.
Formatted Contents Note: A brief introduction / Professor H. Alcofrisbas -- The thief -- The clocks -- Snowfall -- The window -- Hugo's father -- Ashes -- Secrets -- Cards -- The key -- The notebook -- Stolen goods -- The message -- pt. 2. The signature -- The armoire -- The plan -- The invention of dreams -- Papa Georges made movies -- Purpose -- The visit -- Opening the door -- The ghost in the station -- A train arrives in the station -- The magician -- Winding it up.
Summary, etc.: When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.
Awards Note: Caldecott Medal winner, 2008.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Subject: Méliès, Georges, 1861-1938 > Juvenile fiction.
Méliès, Georges, 1861-1938 > Fiction.
Méliès, Georges, 1861-1938.
Robots > Juvenile fiction.
Orphans > Juvenile fiction.
Railroad stations > France > Paris > Juvenile fiction.
Robots > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Railroad stations > Fiction.
Paris (France) > History > 1870-1940 > Fiction.
France > History > Third Republic, 1870-1940 > Fiction.
Film. > Fiction.
Paris. > Fiction.
Orphans.
Railroad stations.
Robots.
France > Paris.
Mystery.
Historical Fiction.
Young Adult Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Steampunk
Electronic books.

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