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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...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99
Out of a magical, talking piece of wood, the lonely woodcarver Geppetto carves himself a sona 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 11.18
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...
- Open Road Media Young Readers 2014; US$ 0.99
Carlo Collodi (1826?1890) was a pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini, an Italian children?s author and social commentator. During the Italian Wars of Independence, he served as a volunteer with the Tuscan army. He entered the innovative domain of children?s literature in 1876 with the publication of I racconti delle fate , a translation of French fairy tales.... more...
- Xist Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99
The Beloved Children's Story of Pinnochio ?A conscience is that still small voice that people won't listen to.? ? Carlo Collodi, Pinocchio Read the classic version of Pinnochio, perfect as a read-aloud or for young readers. When the kindly woodcarver wishes for a son, he is granted an amazing gift. Pinnochio is a story that has delighted... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2015; US$ 12.99
Once upon a time . . . a carpenter finds a magic piece of wood. He makes it into a puppet to be the son he's always wanted. Pinocchio is very happy living with his father. But he longs to be a real boy and not a puppet any more. This can only happen if he learns to be good. But however hard he tries, he just can't help getting into mischief! Pinocchio... more...
- New York Review Books 2011; US$ 14.00
London Times "Carlo Collodi?s Pinocchio ?is short on Disneyesque sentimentality (there is a talking cricket, but Pinocchio squashes him), long on satire and farce. Geoffrey Brock?s superbly crafted translation and Umberto Eco?s introduction bring to life this tale of gumption and greed." ? O, The Oprah Magazine "The superiority of the Collodi... more...