The Adventures of Pinocchio

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Pinocchio by Enrico Mazzanti (1852-1910) - the first illustrator (1883) of Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino

The Adventures of Pinocchio (Italian: Le avventure di Pinocchio) is a story by Carlo Collodi. It was first published as a serial in a children's magazine between 1881-1883. The serial ended tragically with the death of Pinocchio. It was published as a book in 1883 with black and white illustrations by Enrico Mazzanti. Pinocchio tells the story of a puppet who wants to become a real boy. The book has been adapted to movies.

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  • Zipes, Jack (Ed.) 2000. The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales. Oxford UP. pp. 384–5.