Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
The Invention of Hugo Cabret is a mystery. Hugo is an orphan who lives in the walls of a Paris train station. He becomes entangled in the lives of a bitter man and a girl who run the toy store in the train station. Hugo learns more about his dead father and the secrets of a mechanical man.
Brian Selzick is a gifted artist and writer. Like his book Wonderstruck, Selznick alternates between text and beautifully detailed illustrations to tell the story.
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