The Invention of Hugo Cabret
~ Brian Selznick
An enchanting & exciting story, The Invention of Hugo Cabret brings the true identity of magic alive.This is a pictoral novel (for all ages) featuring old fashion black & white illustrations. It is the enchanting story of a young boy, a filmmaker believed to be dead, and an automaton that writes. The boy, Hugo, lives in the bowels of a local train station acting as Timekeeper in place of his Uncle Claude, who had mysteriously dissapeared. Then he comes upon a girl, Isabelle, and all of the puzzle peices lock into their places.This story will be enjoyed by many generations of every kind. It deserves 5 stars (*****) .