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Pinocchio

By Carlo Collodi
Illustrated by Fulvio Testa

This stunning edition of the classic Pinocchio, illustrated by the internationally revered artist Fulvio Testa, will make a fantastic gift.

Pinocchio, a little wooden puppet carved out of a piece of wood by the old carpenter Geppetto, longs to be a real boy. But Pinocchio has a lot to learn as he embarks on many naughty, mischievous and challenging adventures, before he can truly become a good little boy.

  • "Each reading of Fulvio Testa's books will reveal something new." Junior Education
  • Carlo Collodi's classic text has been translated unabridged into English by the renowned Geoffrey Brock.
  • Introduction by the acclaimed Umberto Eco.

About the author

Fulvio Testa is one of Italy's most distinguished Artist Biographys and Illustrator Biographys and has had many exhibitions in the United States and Europe. In addition to his own prize-winning titles, he has illustrated books by Author Biographys such as Anthony Burgess and Gianni Rodari. Carlo Collodi was the pen name if Carlo Lorenzini who was born in Florence in 1826. The son of a cook and a servant, he began his writing career as a journalist before turning to children's stories. He died in 1890, unaware of the international success that his creation Pinocchio would eventually enjoy. Geoffrey Brock is the prizewinning Translator Biography of works by Cesare Pavese, Umberto Eco, Roberto Calasso, and others. He teaches creative writing and translation at the University of Arkansas.

ISBN: 9781849392624
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: October 4, 2012
Dimensions: 220 x 280mm, 184pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $39.99
New Zealand RRP: $44.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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