From the Series World Classics

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Pinocchio is a classic of children’s literature and this retelling by Joy Cowley distinguishes itself through its neat ability to make the plot concise and easy for children to read. The timeless story of the naïve and mischievous wooden puppet is perfectly matched in this picture book with illustrations that use a detailed woodblock and etching technique.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Picture Books
Copyright 2015
Publisher Big & Small
Imprint Big & Small
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-08-01
Text Type Folktale/Legend
BISACS JUV012030, JUV022000
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.3333 x 9.75
Lexile 520
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 177864
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Carlo Collodi

Carlo Collodi (1826 – 1890), was an Italian children's writer known for the world-renowned fairy tale novel, The Adventures of Pinocchio. He died before he saw his work become famous.

Illustrator: Joon-ho Han

Using a detailed etching technique, Joon-ho Han has created a memorable picture book version of Pinocchio in a style that suits the wooden protagonist.