Author(s): Carlo Collodi
"The Adventures of Pinocchio" is a literary work written by Italian author Carlo Collodi. It was published in Italy in the newspaper "Giornale per i bambini" from 1882 to 1883, with the titles "Storia di un Burattino" ("Story of a puppet"), and is one of the most widely read works worldwide. The book consists of thirty chapters and begins with the famous "once upon a time ...". Steeped in invention and extraordinary findings, the book devotes the first two chapters to tell us how was the master Ciliegia (Cherry by the color of his nose), being a carpenter is a piece of wood, for the stake, but he took to get the leg of a table. When I went to work with his tools he watched this simple piece of wood had life, then laughed and cried like a child and he was leaving a subtle voice that told him: "Do not hit me so hard," when lashed out with his tools of work. "The teacher Ciliegia" gave the piece of wood to his friend Geppetto, That made him a wonderful doll who could dance, brandish and turn somersaults. That is precisely the adventures begin. Geppetto finished without eyes and mouth, and the doll begins to tell verses, and take their first steps; He finished his legs, he goes to the front door and walks away. Pinocchio comes to time to become a real boy, of flesh and blood like other children. Start working to help Geppetto and, one day, saves his life until the turquoise fairy. The moralizing end: "What a fool I was while I was doll, and I am now happy to have become a good boy "