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.
- Carlo Collodi
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undesirable no. 1
An enjoyable book!
I really enjoyed "Pinocchio." This charming Italian fairy tale teaches children the importance of listening to one's parents. "Pinocchio" is a story the whole family will love to read together.