When they tell him that it was still functional, he gets excited and asks Hugo to get it. Finally, he decided to go see what was going on, only to have a long chase with Hugo Cabret.
The uncle disappears, and Hugo keeps the clocks running. May Learn how and when to remove this template message Before Story Events[ edit ] In s Paris, young Hugo Cabret and his father find a non-functioning automaton at the museum where the father works.
The automaton illustrated in the book has many elements that resembles the automaton at the Institute. Hugo returns to The invention of hugo cabret by room in the station walls, and a furious Isabelle tackles him. The drawings in the book depicts a young man with smooth hair, a genuine smile and an eyepatch.
Meanwhile, the shopkeeper decides to make Hugo work at the toy booth, saying that he just might give the notebook back if he did so. Hugo takes the automaton to the station to fix in hopes that it will write a message from his father.
The whole is a work of great beauty and excitement, with breathless pacing ramped up even further by the wordless sections. He is polite, especially with children, but can also be mischievous, as shown when he is caught sneaking children into the cinema and when he was playing with fireworks.
It was believed at the time of donation that it was made by a French inventor named Maelzel. He is also the reason that Hugo stopped attending school, but Hugo began school again after Georges Melies adopted him.
He fixes the clocks in the train station in Paris, while trying to repair an Automaton his father found before he died. Hugo agrees, despite delaying his other duties even further.
He is described to wear a green uniform and smell of vegetables. Hugo reluctantly agrees since that meant delaying his working on the clocks. Families can talk about wordless stories. They decide to fix it. Hugo notices that he only needed the key to fit into the key-hole of the automaton to have it write its message, and comes up with a plan the next morning.
The first sign that the station inspector noticed of irregularity was when the clocks began to be too early and too late, even if just by seconds. She suddenly notices what she has done, and lets him in. Kids may want to see the films referred to in this story.
When there was a fire in the museum, his son was still able to continue his work of fixing it with his cardboard notebook. Isabelle notes that that was the name of Papa Georges, and gets angry again when she is convinced that Hugo stole the automaton from him.
And that means you have to be here for some reason, too. When he arrives at the bookshop the next morning, Hugo discovers that Isabelle had looked into his notebook after finding it, despite promising not to, and that Papa George thought that he stole it.
Hugo also works on an automaton, a mechanical man, that his father was trying to restore. Hugo decides to leave the station and stumbles upon the burnt museum and the automaton.
The second was when he sent a letter to Claude, asking for an interview with him, but there was no response.“The Invention of Hugo Cabret” is one of the first chapter books to win a Caldecott Medal and is cleverly written and illustrated by Brian Selznick and it is about how an orphaned boy named Hugo finds out the secrets contained in his most prized possession a mechanical man from his dead father/5.
Hugo secretly lives in the walls of a Paris train station. A drawing, a notebook, a key and a message from Hugo's dead father are peces in the puzzle. Summary. The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick.
With pages of drawings, Brian Selznick presents an entirely new reading experience, in which the reader must use both textual and visual elements to create meaning. The Invention of Hugo Cabret has reviews and ratings. Reviewer wiccanbat wrote: There is something awesome feeling about getting through pages of a book on an hour lunch break, and still have time to use the bathroom and punch in three minutes early/5().
THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET is like nothing you've seen before. When you or your child first pick it up, it looks like one of those fat fantasies that are so popular these days. When you open it, it seems similar to a graphic novel. 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 his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen.Download