Pinocchio Italy's most famous fairy tale - the adventures of a mischievous puppet who becomes a real boy. 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. Complete and unabridged, with some black and white drawings. Recommended for grade 10. 1996, Penguin Classics. 258 pp.
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