Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo ; [x], 533,  pages
Publisher: New York: Scholastic Press, 2007.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Brian Selznick
A Fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed and dated "2012" by author Brian Selznick directly on the dedication page.
Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station. He is orphan, clock keeper and thief, and his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. His undercover life and most precious secret are endangered when he meets the owner of a toy booth and an eccentric bookish girl.
With 284 pages of original drawings Selznick has created a new reading experience, combining elements of picture book, graphic novel, and film. Winner of the 2008 Caldecott Medal.
Basis for the Academy Award-winning 2011 Martin Scorcese movie starring Jude Law, Asa Butterfield, Chloe Moretz, Sacha Baron Cohen, Ray Winstone and Sir Ben Kingsley; B&W Drawings.