For today’s glorious taster in advance of our Festival of Children’s Literature on November 9, I’m delighted to offer you an exclusive chance to read the first chapter of the new version of Pinocchio, retold by Michael Morpurgo, and illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Enjoy the opening few pages below, and if you’d like to continue reading the excerpt, don’t miss downloading the entire first chapter.
To continue reading Pinocchio click here!
Text (C) Michael Morpurgo 2013
Illustrations (C) Emma Chichester Clark 2013
Don’t forget, you can buy tickets for to hear Michael in conversation with Emma Chichester Clark here (scroll to the bottom of the page for Michael and Emma’s event), or in person in Birmingham at The Box (in the brand new Library of Birmingham).