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... show more
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 mean tricks. As he discovers, being bad is much more fun than being good. For a while, anyway.Happily for Pinocchio, he will learn that there is much more to being a real boy than having fun.A magical tale that has entertained children of all ages for more than a hundred years, this lavishly and gorgeously illustrated new edition is the perfect introduction of a timeless classic to a new generation of readers.And that's no lie!
Publish date: November 18th 2002
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
(Original Review, 1981-05-20)I am reading the English version of Pinocchio; I read it, obviously many times in my language and the other day I found a small book with this title and I was curious to see how it was in a different language from mine. I also want to "invite him for dinner" as it is the...
Dalszy ciąg powrotu do lat dzieciństwa. Tym razem postanowiłam zabrać się za "Pinokia". Akurat tę historię już znałam, lecz nie wydaje mi się, bym znała ją z książki, raczej z bajek. Chyba Disney zrobił film animowany o Pinokiu. Jeśli dobrze pamiętam. Pinokio to mały kukiełka, pajac z nietypowego...
This book is about a wooden log so this guy finds a log in the middle of now where and decides to take it to finish a leg on his table but as soon as he starts to carve the log it starts to talk and he thinks its just his imagination but its the log so he gets scared and gives it to one of his frien...
The first book I reviewed this year was Pinocchio, which I read in conjunction with viewing the Disney film for week 2 of my Year in Disney Movies. I wasn't really thrilled with the original story, but there are a couple other takes on it that I liked more. The original: Pinocchio by Carlo C...
Barwna, rodzinna i pouczająca opowieść o lalce, która ożywa... Pinokio to niezwykły pajacyk, który potrafi mówić, poruszać się i myśleć, a także czuć! Gepetto - ubogi lalkarz postanawia wyrzeźbić z polana drewna niezwykłą lalkę, z którą mógłby przemierzać świat i zarabiać na chleb... Rzeźbiąc ją, ni...
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