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Preview — Wooden Bones by Scott William Carter
Since he changed into a real boy, he has been content with the simple quiet life he leads with his father, Geppetto. But the boy who used to be a wooden puppet doesn't quite fit in with the other villagers. When Pino discovers a terrifying new talent for bringing wood to life, he and Geppetto find themselves fleeing from an ...more
The thing that irked me the most was that Pinocchio was turning back into wood because he was 'becoming someone that he wasn't inside' ... well, I didn't see him stray out of character at all, and the times where he is coerced, he has the best intentions at heart. There wasn't any ...more
The author intended to reveal Pinocchio's life after the "reality" hit; and it was not a happy one. For Pino, his conciousness of his difference and his eagern ...more
There are some monstrous creatures and wondrous places. The peril is breathtaking for a juvenile fiction—and carried forth with less ego than A ...more
Carter does an amazing job capturing the essence of humanity in Pinocchio, focusing on how a boy who is different from everyone else, a boy altogether more pure and special, would feel and grow in a world fearful of him and his a ...more
It's also extremely dark and violent, especially by today's standards. In fact, the story originally ended with the title character's dea ...more
Along the way they meet people in different places who are all grieving and wish to reunite with their loved ...more
Since changing into a real boy, Pino discovers that being human is much more complicated than he observed when he was a wooden puppet. He loves his quiet life with his father Geppetto in the woodshop, but when carves a wooden puppet replica of Geppetto’s dead wife and discovers that he can magically bring her to life, their lives become irrevocably changed. They are forced to move from town to town to avoid the mad crowds of people who demand that they use (or misuse) their powers to fulfill the...more
It is the fairy tale pinoccio but threw the book his name is Pino.
He and his grandpa were ran away by wolfs and he tries to figure out why.
Pino was ran away into the forest and finds a city and cant go out of the city.
He finds a girl and she tries to help Pinoescape from the city.