I chose this book because a new film had come out about Hugo Cabret and the book was in the library.
It's an adventure story.
The story is set in 1931, in Paris.
The characters are Hugo, Isabelle, Georges Méliès (Papa Georges), Etienne, René Tabard and Mama Jeanne (Madame Méliès).
There are 284 pages of pictures. Don't think that the book has too many pages.
It's all about a great mystery in the gears of a great machine man that Hugo found in the place his dad had died.
I think it's a very good book because I am nine and very fussy about books and this is the best.
I would recommend this book to a friend.
I would read other books by Brian Selznick.