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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99
The Adventures of Pinocchio is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi, written in Florence. The first half was originally a serial in 1881 and 1882, and then later completed as a book for children in February 1883. It is about the mischievous adventures of Pinocchio, an animated marionette; and his poor father, a woodcarver named Geppetto.... more...
- Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 3.49
First published in 1883, this classic of children's literature is known worldwide as a story of a wooden puppet boy and his creator, Geppetto. Though this tale has undergone countless adaptations, the original story is surprisingly dark and dream-like, beginning with a talking piece of pine that refuses to become the leg of a table. When given... more...