Author(s): Manuela (ILT) Lewis; Adreani Carroll
The White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, the Caterpillar that smokes a hookah, the Queen of Hearts... who is not familiar with the fantastic characters in the novel Alice in Wonderland, a timeless masterpiece of children's literature? The impressive illustrations in this book, the work of Manuela Adreani, a sensitive and original artist who lends life to these characters, are also ideal as decoration to enhance and personalize children's bedrooms. In fact, the large-format drawings can easily be taken out of the book and placed on the walls, like splendid, colourful posters that will make little children's rooms a true `wonderland.'
After taking a diploma specializing in illustration, Manuela Adreani worked as a graphic artist and then progressed to the world of animation. After winning a scholarship for a master course in animation at Turin's IED (European Institute of Design), she worked for the Lastrego e Testa studio on TV series produced and broadcast by Italy's RAI television. In 2011 she embarked on a career as a freelance illustrator, working with Benchmark and Scholastic India. She was one of the winners of the illustration contest organized for the 130th anniversary of the creation of Pinocchio. She illustrated the volumes Pinocchio, Alice in Wonderland (2013), , The Wizard of Oz (2014), The Little Prince, The Snow Queen (2015) for White Star Kids.