Pinocchio By Pinocchio

pinocchioThis reworking of the classic story by the author of War Horse (the West End and Broadway play and blockbuster film) tells the full story of Pinocchio from Pinocchio’s point of view. He starts out as a tiny cherry pip, which grows into a cherry tree, eventually becomes the wooden puppet, and finally, the boy. His curious spirit leads him into many exciting adventures. The captivating full-color illustrations make this famous and much-loved puppet come alive. The original story, The Adventures of Pinocchio, was written by the Italian author, Carlo Collodi, in 1883, and made into the fantastic film by Walt Disney in 1940. mjw
Title: Pinocchio By Pinocchio
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Illustrator
: Emma Chichester Clark
Publisher
: Harper Collins Children’s Books
Copyright
: 2013
Original Language
: English
ISBN
: 978-0-00-733962-4
Paperback pages
: 272
Age range
: 6-11
Genre
: Fiction, Fantasy
Book setting
: Italy
Author’s ethnicity
: English
Author’s residence
: England
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: English
Illustrator’s residence
: London
Awards
: Author is a former Children’s Laureate – Britain
Subjects
: Fairytales, Marionettes, Puppets

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