“Disney’s Alice In Wonderland the Graphic Novel” by Alessandro Ferrari

Thursday, May 26, 2011 - Book Reading
“Disney’s Alice In Wonderland the Graphic Novel” by Alessandro Ferrari

Back of the Book:

You’ve got a very important date!

Join visionary director Tim Burton as he takes you down the rabbit hole! This graphic novel adaption of “Alice in Wonderland,” overseen by Burton himself, will transform your imagination once again!

Follow Alice as she returns to Wonderland and delight as she encounters some of the most unusual and beloved characters in the history of fairy tales. So don’t be late for the party… we’ll save you a cup of tea.

About the Author and Illustrators:

After attending a script-writing course at the Accademia Disney in Milan in 2005, Alessandro Ferrari penned the adventures of a host Disney characters, including those from such hits as Mickey Mouse, Witch, Pirates of the Caribbean and High School Musical. Prior to his work on Alice Wonderland he adapted, for the graphic novel format, Pixar films Wall E (2007), Up (2009), Toy Story, Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3 (2009). His first book, Facebook: Domani Smetto (Facebook: Tomorrow I Quit), was published in 2009 by Castelvecchi Editore.

Massimiliano Narciso studied animation for many years before attending an Accademia Disney comics course. Since then, he’s been a Disney comics illustrator (Mickey Mouse Magazine, PK Magazine, Pirates of the Carribbean Magazine), and has illustrated three graphic novels based on Disney films: Lilo & Stitch (2001), Brother Bear (2003) and The Wild (2006). He has also been working with the German publisher Mosaik since 1993. In 2003 he started Kawaii Creative Studio together with Marieke Ferrari.

After graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts, Marieke Ferrari attended various courses at the Accademia Disney, including 3D computer graphics, illustration, layout, and scriptwriting. Since 1998, she has been working as illustrator and painter on many different Disney projects, and in the publishing and merchandise licensing areas in multimedia formats. She is creative director, as well as scriptwriter and painter, at Kawaii Creative Studio, which she co-founded with Massimiliano Narciso. She does not happen to be releated to Alessandro Ferrari, but both enjoy the coincidence.

Pages: 95

Published: 2010-07-13

Format Read: real book

[xrr rating=3.0/5]

The very worst thing about this book is that it tries to follow the movie exactly. It’s just not possible and if I hadn’t seen the movie I would have been completely lost.

The very best thing about this book is that about a third of the book is information about the story and the book. Kind of a “making of” if you will. :-)


This book will be placed under the 2011 Fantasy Reading Challenge, 2011 Graphic Novels Challenge, and the The TwentyEleven Challenge.

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