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 Invention of Hugo Cabret

So I truly cannot wait to pick up more from Brian Selznick and see what’s next in store. So I figure if the entire world is a big machine, I have to be here for some reason. Please enter a number less than or equal to Mar 12, Lili rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would recommend this book to literally everyone who likes reading. The book follows straordlnaria young orphan called Hugo Cabret, who lives inside the walls of the Grand Central station in Paris, mending clocks and stealing toy parts from a local vendor.

I loved the inclusion of the stills from films and the information on these factual elements included in the back pages. The Invention of Hugo Cabret is set in Paris.

I have a sister who is a teacher, a brother who is a brain surgeon, and five nephews and one niece. But on this second reading I took more time to pour over the illustrations, really studying the detail. Sell now – Have one to sell? Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. My review can be found here: I can’t believe I just said “hearty.

Everything was done by hand in a dark room. I can imagine a modern parent trying to interest their child in reading by sitting down and reading this work with their child. Click here if you are an older kid cabref a grown up and would like to read a really interesting article about early film and The Invention of Hugo Cabret. 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 fabret anonymity.


There’s overall a nice tone to the story and the breaks in the text work well.

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However, now that I have said that, the following criticisms that I have for it that have prevented me from giving it 5 stars err on the side of “overburdening criticism,” namely that the language was somewhat stilted and the characters weren’t particularly well-developed. I hope more books are written in this format. Ihvenzione 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.

It was just that good. This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. Mar 23, Jo rated it liked it Shelves: They have the exact number and type of ka they need. I was invnezione a regular novel, with a sketch or two each chapter.

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View all 3 comments. Determined to continue where his father left off, Hugo begins working on the automaton by night while taking care of the city’s clocks by day.

Brian Selznick also makes the story extremely creative as the book is set up as two pages are filled with writing while the next few pages are full of illustrations only.

I put off reading this book for far too long. Delivery time is estimated using our proprietary method which is based on the buyer’s proximity to the item location, the shipping service selected, the seller’s shipping history, and other factors.

Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Returns: Read more about the condition. The item you’ve selected was not added to your cart. I got a copy of the physical book from the library. For the Portuguese version of this website, click here. Next time we go there, I won’t just stay in the theater all the time. So I would encourage you to read this while trying to think how you would have enjoyed it as a child and if you have children to read it to them.


View all 13 comments. I could quite happily get lost within them and look at them all day. I think it might be the best book that I read so far.

Thank you and good day. Pages and pages of sketches separate chapters–they really DO help tell the story, not just in that they illustrate what is going like inbenzione picture books but actually serve to progress the story without using any words I think I had just set my expectations a little too high. The book has much more depth selznic, than This is not a Boxor Don’t Give the Cat a Cupcake or even any of the books about that troublesome pigeon who wants to drive the bus and do other things birds aren’t supposed to do.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret is a magical and heartwarming read that anyone could briann. Now, such movie tricks are usually done with CGI, though there are still experimental film-makers and photographers that still work by hand like he did.

Afterword – Having just watched the movie I think it’s one example where the movie does perfect justice to the book. While The Invention of Hugo Cabret is aimed mainly at a younger audience of children it appears to be the kind of straorfinaria novel for parents as well. Click here to see who Hugo Cabret was named for I’m not kidding!