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- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
The Adventures of Pinocchio is a children's story about a wooden marionette who is wished to life. As a little human boy, Pinocchio wastes not time getting into all sorts of mischief, and is famously unable to lie, as his nose grows every time he attempts it. more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.99
The beloved story of a puppet who longs to be a boy?and whose nose grows with every lie he tells When the poor woodcarver Geppetto builds a lifelike puppet, he doesn?t expect it to become a willful creature who talks back, dances, and generally misbehaves. Determined to have great adventures, Pinocchio runs away. Out in the big world, he makes... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Pinocchio is a fictional character that first appeared in 1883, in The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, and has since appeared in many adaptations of that story and others. Carved from a piece of pine by a woodcarver named Geppetto in a small Italian village, he was created as a wooden puppet, but dreamt of becoming a real boy. Excerpted... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2002; US$ 8.99
Once there was a lonely woodcutter named Geppetto-who dreamed of having a boy of his own. So one day he carved a boy out of wood and named him Pinocchio. When the puppet comes to life, it's Geppetto's dream come true. Except Pinocchio turns out to be not such a nice boy after all. Pinocchio enjoys nothing better than creating mischief and playing... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
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.... more...
- New York Review Books 2011; US$ 14.00
Though one of the best-known books in the world, Pinocchio at the same time remains unknown?linked in many minds to the Walt Disney movie that bears little relation to Carlo Collodi?s splendid original. That story is of course about a puppet who, after many trials, succeeds in becoming a ?real boy.? Yet it is hardly a sentimental or morally improving... more...
- Penguin Group US 2002; US$ 12.00
Pinocchio plays pranks upon the kindly woodcarver Geppetto, is duped by the Fox and the Cat, kills the pedantic Talking Cricket, and narrowly escapes death, with the help of the blue-haired Fairy. A wooden puppet without strings, Pinocchio is a tragicomic figure, a poor, illiterate, naughty peasant boy who has few choices in life but usually chooses... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 2.99
Out of a magical, talking piece of wood, the lonely woodcarver Geppetto carves himself a son—a mischievous puppet he names Pinocchio. Ignorant of right and wrong, Pinocchio runs away from Geppetto, and embarks on a series of increasingly fantastic misadventures, until he learns that he can become a real boy by doing good deeds. The Adventures of... more...