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The Adventures of Pinocchio

Carlo Collodi (1826-1890)

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1. Chapter 01
2. Chapter 02
3. Chapter 03
4. Chapter 04
5. Chapter 05
6. Chapter 06
7. Chapter 07
8. Chapter 08
9. Chapter 09
10. Chapter 10
11. Chapter 11
12. Chapter 12
13. Chapter 13
14. Chapter 14
15. Chapter 15
16. Chapter 16
17. Chapter 17
18. Chapter 18
19. Chapter 19
20. Chapter 20
21. Chapter 21
22. Chapter 22
23. Chapter 23
24. Chapter 24
25. Chapter 25
26. Chapter 26
27. Chapter 27
28. Chapter 28
29. Chapter 29
30. Chapter 30
31. Chapter 31
32. Chapter 32
33. Chapter 33
34. Chapter 34
35. Chapter 35
36. Chapter 36

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Summary

An old carpenter carves a little wooden puppet from a mysterious piece of wood that seems to have the ability to talk! He begins to love the little creature like his own son and names him Pinocchio. But the mischievous fellow runs away from his loving father as soon as he learns to walk. The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi follows the misadventures and naughty exploits of this delightfully “human” puppet who in his heart of hearts longs only to become a real boy. Carlo Collodi was the pen name of a gifted writer of children's books, Carlo Lorenzini who lived in Florence, Italy, during the late 19th century. He was also a political activist and author of several novels, short novels, articles and sketches for adults. He began writing for children in 1876 and translated children's literature from other languages into Italian. The Adventures of Pinnochio is meant to be an allegory and a cautionary tale for children. Through the adventures of this playful and headstrong puppet, Collodi provides many valuable lessons for young children. Wonderful characters like the Talking Cricket, the Fox and the Cat, the Fairy with the Turquoise Hair and old Gepetto himself are colorful, memorable and each one contributes to Pinnochio's final transformation. With plenty of magical moments, fantasy and thrills, the plot provides enough excitement for children of all ages. Since it first appeared in 1883, the book has enjoyed immense fame and popularity. There have been innumerable translations into more than 250 major world languages, making it the most translated book in the world. There have been plenty of adaptations for stage, radio, television and film, including cartoons and merchandise. Pinnochio's long nose has even become a metaphor for people who tell lies. As a pioneer in the field, Collodi's works became instantly popular, as children's literature as a genre was not very prevalent before the 19th century. His easy and engaging style caught the imagination of children instantly and became a benchmark for children's writers ever since. There are some very endearing and thought-provoking moments and incidents in the story, which make it very memorable for both children and adults. Enduring values of love and loyalty, the essential contradictions that make us human and the transformation of a rebellious, thoughtless, uncaring and self-indulgent youngster into a mature young person are what makes this story so beloved and treasured the world over.

Reviews

Sabrina

- great

The book is great.

Jesus

- christian

Im starting to study Pinocchio and this really helped! Thank you!

Joe

- Fcking trash

This book is so upbriged from the real version where the guy hanged him on the tree

nola

- love it

l like the all the drama

me

- shrek

its not shrek but I guess its ok

anand

- so good

greate book and with good naration.

Leslie

I believe this is an outstanding book, very procise.

- A Series of Unfortunate Events

CA Series of Unfortunate Events

Hiii

- So good

I will start to study english here is so good

Mohammad

- Awesome

Thanks a million for creating this environment to read. it's very useful for me. because I'm learning English. it would be great if we can see the text of story. it would be appreciated if do this.

kid 3

- great

I really like this reader

Ahmad

When I read this book it made me very happy

Rawlings

- Adventures of Pinocchio

This was a funny story! :)

william

- c-

this book suck it better the disney version

Edmundo

- Thanks

Hello, I would like tosay thank you for your time. It was a pleaseure read and listen this narrative. I am learning English and it was very nice listening a native narrating this wonderful book

Will

- A+

Amazing narrator

Mark smith has done a wonderful job. Many thanks

samantha

- nice book

i like it a lot so far i am close to being done with the book i like it good book

Tessa

- AWESOME!!!

It was amazing and I have a sleeping problem so it helped be get relaxed then feel asleep.

Pravina

- M

Excellent Voice & Narration

superMAN

its a good book

Dawanda

- Perfect 10!!!

This is a must listen for anyone that loves books. I loved the way the author read the story with different voices. It was almost like listening to a movie. Great job!

Licelle

A very nice book to share to my son.

odai

- A+++++++++

Great narrator. more than perfect

Daisy

Amazing really enjoind this book

Eliisha

Great narrator. Just perfect;)

i love this book thanks smith simpsonvulle,state Croline you are a good read and writers love this book.

Eugene

Amazing narrator! Thank you, Mark Smith, Simpsonville, state Carolina!

Alessandro

Very very nice book, and very very good reader. I had a good time!

Doc SBP

- Pinocchio

An excellent book read by an exceptionally skilled reader!

Reviewer

I love the book don't get me wrong, but putting the Disney themed cover art on it is a bit misleading. The book is drastically different than the sugar coated version that Disney released for kids.

Fernando

- Thank you.

Thank you very much my friend, rally I enjoyed this book.

Very, very good book

Princess Dreamy

I liked the book very much.

Conor

Really good book

P.

Pinocchio is a great, funny book for children and adults. The movie was my first at a theater and I remember it dearly but the book outdoes it a long way.

Excellent book! Even better than the Disney version.