Pinocchio
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Pinocchio

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The old wood-carver Geppetto decides to make a wonderful puppet which can dance and turn somersaults, but by chance he chooses an unusual piece of wood - and the finished puppet can talk and misbehave like the liveliest child. But Pinocchio is brave and inquisitive as well as naughty, and after some hair-raising adventures, he earns his heart's desire.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 128 x 172 x 24mm | 240.4g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Classics
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Reprint, Unabridged
  • black & white illustrations
  • 014133164X
  • 9780141331645
  • 91,020

About Carlo Collodi

Carlo Collodi (pen-name of Carlo Lorenzini) was born in Florence in 1826. He began his career as a journalist and worked as a civil servant before becoming a published author. In 1881 he wrote a short episode in the life of a wooden puppet for a newspaper, and it was an immediate success. The first English language version of the adventures of Pinocchio was published in 1892, two years after his death.show more

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