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The Invention of Hugo Cabret


ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, twelve-year-old 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 girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train 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 all come together..

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Mar 09,2015

This one book that ticks to many boxes to keep count. Telling the wonderful and adventurous story of one orphaned boy and the lives that he touches around him. With a beatiful message at it's heart and truly amazing pictures that perfectly balance with the text. I have read this a good number of times and has never ceased to move me. I would reccommend this book to anyone.

Oct 28,2014

I think the Invention of Hugo Cabret is a great book. I love the suspense and how adventurous it is.

Oct 12,2014

This book to me was about getting over a tragedy. the whole adventure was just to make it sell but my understanding is that the key themes are friends, family and, well, life. i would definitley recomend this to everyone because it is a beautiful and mving book.

Oct 05,2014

Read this a while back and really enjoyed it

Sep 29,2014

This story has so much meaning behind the words, it's a fantastic read.

Sep 18,2014
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Hugo Cabret is an inspiring book about a boy named Hugo Cabret is inpred by hisdad art and he wanted to be like him. He dad died in a fire accident when he was gurading it. He lived in the clock in paris and he had to steal to build his magnificent boy that his dad found in the museum. This is an amazing book and I suggest this book for nine and up and people that love art because it has amzing pictures.


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