Pinocchio

Introduction by John Boyne
Paperback
$7.99 US
On sale Jun 09, 2011 | 272 Pages | 978-0-14-133164-5
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.
Carlo Collodi (1826-90) was a journalist from Florence who took part in Italy's struggle for independence and died too soon to witness the international success of The Adventures of Pinocchio. View titles by Carlo Collodi

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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.

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Carlo Collodi (1826-90) was a journalist from Florence who took part in Italy's struggle for independence and died too soon to witness the international success of The Adventures of Pinocchio. View titles by Carlo Collodi

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