Pinocchio (Hardcover)

The Origin Story

By Alessandro Sanna (Illustrator)

Enchanted Lion Books, 9781592701919, 48pp.

Publication Date: August 23, 2016

List Price: 19.95*
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Description

Told as a story of cosmic beginnings, this version of Pinocchio is about the formative energy and magic that reside in the wood that becomes the boy. This version is also about life on the molecular level and what it means to think about our composition as human beings from the point of view of energy and cosmic matter.

Born in 1975, Alessandro Sanna is one of Italy's leading contemporary illustrators. He has earned wide recognition for his work, which has appeared in the New York Times Book Review and the New Yorker. He is a prolific and popular author and has received many awards. He lives and works in Mantua, Italy.



About the Author

Born in 1975, Alessandro Sanna is considered one of Italy's leading contemporary illustrators. He has earned wide recognition across Europe as an illustrator and author, and his work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review and The New Yorker. He is a prolific and popular creator of illustrated books for children and readers of all ages and has received many awards and had many exhibitions. In 2016, he was shortlisted for the Hans Christian Anderson Award. He lives and works in Mantua, Italy.