Illustrator Bagram Ibatoulline recommends The Adventures of Pinocchio, written by Carlo Collodi, illustrated by Roberto Innocenti. “The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi is one of my favorite books and with the wonderful illustrations of Roberto Innocenti, it takes the reader to an amazing and thrilling journey.”
The Adventures of Pinocchio (Alfred A. Knopf, 1988) is recommended for ages 8 and up.
Be sure to check out Ibatoulline’s book On the Blue Comet, written by Rosemary Wells (Candlewick Press, 2010).
Learn more at BagramIbatoulline.com.