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pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio // Audio

By Carlo Collodi (1826-1890). Translated by Carol Della Chiesa (b. 1887). The Adventures of Pinocchio is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi (here transl. by Carol della Chiesa). The first half was published in serial form between 1881 and 1883, and then completed as a book for children in February 1883. It […]

05Mar
2012
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The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

CHAPTER 1 How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child. Centuries ago there lived— “A king!” my little readers will say immediately. No, children, you are mistaken. Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. It was not an expensive piece of […]