Invention of Hugo Cabret


Selznick, B. (2007).   The invention of Hugo Cabret  NY:  Scholastic.

Hugo lives in a train station alone, winding and tending to the clocks. He steals toys and uses them to build an automaton that has a secret message. Hugo is convinced that the message will be from his dead father, but it is so much more and takes the reader on a beautiful and exciting adventure that leads to Hugo finding a family.

A book trailer can be found here:


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