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Book To Movie

The Book
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
By Brian Selznick

Also available in downloadable audiobook

When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.

Reviews and Author Notes
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If you like this story, you might like:
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Steampunk! : an anthology of fantastically rich and strange stories edited by Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant
Clockwork or, All wound up by Philip Pullman ; illustrated by Leonid Gore

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The Movie

Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.

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Cast, Producer and Director, More Info

If you like this movie, you might like:
The Golden Compass
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
The Time Machine


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