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.