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The Invention Of Hugo Cabret


ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.572

Different take on the typical

by patguir on Jan 13, 2012

Somewhat predictably typical children's story that portrays an abandoned talented child versus the world of the obtuse, sometimes abusive and misguided adult of the past century, but who eventually comprehend the scope of the child's situation and a happy ending ensues. Part of the story is in pictures ... More


Hugo Cabret

by Zapatero on Mar 11, 2010

Great book, I bought it for my grandaughter and I was reading from it every night, she became so interested that, started reading it by herself. More



by HorsSng on Jan 4, 2010

The curtains open and you are in Paris, France and you meet a young boy named Hugo Cabret, who is trying to keep a secret from the people that are surrounding him. Hugo is a twelve year old boy that lives in a train station and sets the clocks every day. Hugo meets Isabelle and Papa Georges within ... More


Great story with even better pictures

by desireeh on Apr 5, 2008

The Invention of Hugo Cabret is a great story. The story is told in a mix of pictures and words; it might be difficult to follow the story without the pictures. The illustrations are beautiful and extremely detailed. More


For children and adults

by Gail136 on May 20, 2007

As a teacher of students who struggle with reading, finding the right book to capture their interest and illustrate that reading is worth making the effort to master, can be daunting. The Invention of Hugo Cabret filled these requirements beyond my expectations. To a person, my 8 fifth graders were ... More

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