The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Caldecott Medal Winner in 2008, The Invention of Hugo Cabret is a fantastical tale of an orphan who lives in a Paris train station. His quiet and lonely life is suddenly interrupted by a young girl the mysteries of Hugo’s life begin to unravel.

Although this book is over 500 pages, there are mostly pictures with a text interspersed, making it a relatively quick read for an older child.


Author Brian Selznick
For Ages 9 to 12 years
Pages 533 pages
Format Hardcover
Awards Caldecott Medal

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