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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I’ve been eyeing this book for a few months now, and I was beyond excited to finally have it in my hands because of the gorgeous format it’s told through. And that means you have to be here for some reason, too. Thank you and good day. I had also originally thought that this book was tagged “historical fiction” because it happens to be set in the s, but no, there is a real story in here that I found both interesting and educational.

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.

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His secret project, though, is finishing gugo invention his father was working on when he died. Review is also on: A cryptic drawing, a treasured Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls hugi a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. Note, I chose to state that Selznick elicits wonder from his audiencenot his readers.


It is in many ways a modern I’m including this in graphic novels because that is probably the best description for this rather unique book.

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But one fateful night when Hugo’s father is trapped inside the attic a fire breaks out, thus leading to the death of Hugo’s father and much regret on Hugo’s part for having been the one to convince his father to fix the automaton in the first place. Simply the most imaginative, stunning book I have ever read. Hugo is an orphan with a talent for machinery, he lives in a railway station in Paris and tends to the clocks and steals food to get by.

Because I’m only reviewing my favorite books — not every book I read. Basically, it made me feel like this and this I know what I’ll be watching over hugl next few days The Invention of Hugo Cabret was awarded the Caldecott medal!

I know that if I had had this book as a seven year old I would have adored straordiharia. The illustrations are wonderful and the way the story is told in text and then for several pages in drawing is so unique. The Invention of Hugo Cabret is set in Paris. My daughter is reading this now, we just looked up the Harold Lloyd clock scene which is pictured as a still in this book. I picked this up for a challenge to read a Steampunk book, and had no idea what I was getting into as I opened the cover.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Even reading it now as an eighteen year old; while no longer the little trusting child who loved fairytales I still enjoyed the way Selznick constructed this volume. Maybe not the best, but it’s surely my favorite. Although I said that the language was stilted, one could argue, is it really a sticking point?


Jan 03, Mario rated it it was amazing Shelves: I found the ending to be somewhat anticlimatic as well but, on the whole, it was a straordinariq story and I really enjoyed the history lesson behind it. ParisFrance. This book also has some vintage photography invenzinoe the era which really helps set the scene. I brkan always focused on the words more than laa pictures in storybooks as a child, and I suppose that remains the case here, though it was neat to see how the two were companions in this book, appearing alternately but to the same purpose.

Hugo petrecuse ore in sir incercand sa repare automatul ramas hjgo la tatal sau, punandu-si toata priceperea in joc, si sperandca automatul odata reparat, ii va transmite un mesaj de la tatal sau. And yeah, the artwork is pretty nifty: 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.

I like to imagine that the world is one big machine. And I think Uncle Georges is a bit like the Baron. Shortly after the start of the story we learn that twelve-year-old Hugo has recently lost his father to a tragic fire.