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by Carlo Collodi
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 10 months ago
(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...
MarysolSandoval rated it 3 years ago
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...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it 5 years ago
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...
LeahSL rated it 5 years ago
This is a terrifyingly preachy morality tale for children, laid over rollicking fun. Weird, but enjoyable.
jenniferwaggonerhartling rated it 7 years ago
I didn't know that this book existed! The only Pinocchio I knew of was the Disney version. For shame! Josh, at The World's Strongest Librarian recommended this to me. I'm so glad! Guess what? Pinocchio was such a dick! The cricket? He's no song and dance man in this original version.I'm glad I took...
amyinthebluebox rated it 7 years ago
3.5 stars.
Boston Bibliophile
Boston Bibliophile rated it 7 years ago
Barb's Books
Barb's Books rated it 7 years ago
I read the ebook version from the library. This story was so cute and so well written. It reminded me of my childhood when I'd watch the movie and listen to my little record of the soundtrack. It has such a good moral lesson too.
Sacred Space
Sacred Space rated it 8 years ago
It is always a dicey affair to criticise a popular book: and when it is an acknowledged classic for children, it is even more dangerous. So I agonised a lot over my impressions of Pinocchio: Is it only a matter of personal taste? Am I missing something? Should I rethink my rating based on learned...
Ladybug's Doodles
Ladybug's Doodles rated it 8 years ago
Pinocchio was written originally as a serialized (short episodic chapters) story in a children's magazine before it was published into a book. I usually do not enjoy serialized newspaper stories (such as Voltaire's Candide, Zadig and Selected Stories or Alexander Smith's 44 Scotland Street) much b...
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