Synopses & Reviews
The adventures of a talking wooden puppet whose nose grows whenever he tells a lie.
Winner of the 2002 Independent Publisher Book Award for Juvenile/Young Adult fiction (presented at BookExpo America), this hard cover edition signifies a modern link to the Pinocchio tradition with a complete and unabridged,newly revised text based on a translation by Carol della Chiesa. The artwork meets the finest standards in book production, and reclaims this time-honored story for children and adults alike.It features more than one hundred extraordinary illustrations in color, and black and white, distinguished by their museum quality. A modern classic for all ages, beautifully illustrated,printed on acid free paper, and bound in Italy. Worthy of collector status and suitable for libraries,schools, and homes.
About the Author
Carlo Collodi was the pen name of Carlo Lorenzini,who was born in Florence in 1826. As a journalist,education reformer,soldier,civil servant,translator and author of children's books,he is best known for The Adventures of Pinocchio. Collodi is considered one of Italy's greatest writers.
Iassen Ghiuselev has illustrated many children's books worldwide. He was awarded the Illustrator of the Year award in 1994 at the Bologna Book Fair. In 1997 he was honored with the Best Book of the Year award by the Buchkunst Foundation in Germany. He worked for several years in Italy and now lives in Sofia,Bulgaria with his wife and daughter.