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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

ISBN: 0439813786

Title: The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Author: Brian Selznick

KDL Description:

Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a Paris train station. But when his world suddenly interlocks with a girl and a bitter old man, Hugo’s undercover life is put in jeopardy. A drawing, a notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a message from Hugo’s dead father form the backbone of this mystery.

Amazon Description:

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.