The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

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New York: Scholastic Press, 2007. First edition, 1st printing. Illustrated dust jacket very bright and clean, in fine condition. Black cloth over boards with crisp white lettering on covers and spine, a slight bubble on spine, 284 pp., signed by the author on the publisher's tipped in page, numerous illustrations, accompanied by the Newbery Caldecot Awards Banquet 2006 pamphlet, all in fine condition.

Brian Selznick (1966 - ) is an American author and illustrator of numerous children's books. He also wrote the story for a new version of The Nutcracker for the Joffrey Ballet. The Invention of Hugo Cabret won the 2008 Caldecott Medal and is currently being adapted into a musical. It was also a basis for the Oscar-winning movie in 2011, directed by Martin Scorsese. The story is set in Paris and follows young Hugo's adventures in the train station and his observations of others at the station, including Georges Méliès, a French pioneer filmaker.

Scholastic Press
Dust Jacket , First Edition , Signed