Chronicling the adventures of a disobedient but good-hearted puppet who dreams of becoming a real boy, Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio is beloved by children around the world. This charming adaptation of the original text features the splendid illustrations of Manuela Adreani, who elegantly captures all the magic and poetry of a story that has become a timeless classic.
Manuela Adreani has worked as a graphic artist and animator. In 2011 she embarked on a career as a freelance illustrator, working with Benchmark and Scholastic India. She illustrated the volumes Alice in Wonderland, Pinocchio, Snow White, and The Wizard of Oz for White Star Kids, and was one of the winners of the illustration contest organized for the 130th anniversary of the creation of Pinocchio.