The Hugo Movie Companion: A Behind the Scenes Look at How a Beloved Book Became a Major Motion Picture by Brian Selznick

The Hugo Movie Companion: A Behind the Scenes Look at How a Beloved Book Became a Major Motion Picture

Brian Selznick
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  • ISBN
    9780545331555 / 0545331552
  • Title The Hugo Movie Companion: A Behind the Scenes Look at How a Beloved Book Became a Major Motion Picture
  • Author Brian Selznick
  • Category General Fiction (children's/ya)
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Year 2011
  • Pages 255
  • Publisher
    Scholastic Press
  • Imprint Scholastic US
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 147mm x 28mm x 211mm

Annotation

Brian Selznick takes readers on an intimate tour of the movie-making process as his award-winning book, THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET, is turned into a 3-D major motion picture by Academy Award-winning director, Martin Scorsese. THE HUGO MOVIE COMPANION extends the experience of the book and the movie, and is a must-have for fans of all ages.

Publisher Description

This heavily illustrated, full-colour, elegant hardcover closely resembles the look and feel of THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET. With interviews of key people behind the making of the film; side-by-side visual comparisons of artwork from the book and people, props, costumes and sets from the movie; as well as information about the automatons, early cinema, special effects and 3D technology and more!

Review
AWARDS AND REVIEWS(partial listing—full reviews and a complete list of awards available upon request)2008 Caldecott Medal winnerNational Book Award Finalist#1 New York Times BestsellerNew York Times Best Illustrated BookQuill Award WinnerBorders Original Voices FinalistLos Angeles Times Favorite Children's Book of the YearPublishers Weekly Best Book of the Year“A true masterpiece.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review“Evokes wonder . . . like a silent film on paper.”—The New York Times“Visually stunning . . . raises the bar.”—San Antonio Express-News“Shatters conventions.”—School Library Journal, starred review“Complete genius.”—The Horn Book, starred review

Author Biography

Brian Selznick is the author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Invention of Hugo Cabret, ” which was awarded the Caldecott Medal and was a National Book Award finalist. He is also the illustrator of many books for children, including “Frindle” and “Lunch Money” by Andrew Clements, as well as the “Doll People” trilogy by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin, and “The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins” by Barbara Kerley, which was a Caldecott Honor Book. Mr. Selznick divides his time between Brooklyn, New York, and San Diego, California.

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