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Carlo Collodi - Author

Carlo Lorenzini was born in Florence in 1826, the eldest son of a cook and a servant, and was brought up in the hillside village of Collodi. He began his writing career as a journalist, writing under the pseudonym Carlo Collodi. In 1875 he began writing for children, adapting traditional tales and creating his own stories. When the first chapter of Pinocchio appeared in an Italian newspaper in July 1881 it was an immediate success. Carlo Collodi died in Florence in 1890.

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Carlo Collodi - illustrated by Fulvio Testa
Pinocchio is the classic story of the little wooden puppet who longs to become a human boy and strives to achieve his ambition. Pinocchio is a delightful character who is full of both humour and pathos. He has the unfortunate...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/10/2012
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Pinocchio (Classics Illustrated Junior)
Carlo Collodi
One of a range of marvellous comic books created in the '50s and '60s now with artwork re-coloured and covers digitally enhanced for a new generation. Perfect Bound at a terrifically good value price. A message from...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2009
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The Adventures of Pinocchio
Carlo Collodi
The classic story of the little wooden boy whose nose grows with every lie he tells is beautifully presented in this handsome edition. Geppetto, Pinocchio's creator loves the little boy dearly but somehow Pinocchio can never live up to his...
Lovereading Price: £11.99 - Saving £3.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 03/11/2005
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