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Pinocchio (1883) by 'Carlo Collodi' (Carlo Lorenzini, 1826-90) must be the most popular children's book to have come out of Italy. Beautifully illustrated, cloth bound and elegant. The perfect gift for children and adults alike.

Italian author and journalist. Carlo Collodi was born Carlo Lorenzini in Florence, the son of Domenico Lorenzini, a cook, and Angela Orzali, a servant. Collodi was the first of ten children At the age of 22, he became a journalist to work for Italian independence struggle, and in 1848 he founded the satirical journal Il Lampione, which was suppressed in 1849. In 1861, when Italy became a united nation, Collodi gave up journalism, and after 1870 he settled down as a theatrical censor and magazine editor. He turned soon to children's fantasy, translating Italian versions of the fairy tales of the French writer Charles Perrault. The original illustration for Pinnocchio was made by Eugenio Mazzanti (1883). The story was translated into English in 1892 by M.A. Murray. - Collodi died in Florence on October 26, 1890. He never married.

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Italian author and journalist. arlo Collodi was born Carlo Lorenzini in Florence, the son of Domenico Lorenzini, a cook, and Angela Orzali, a servant. Collodi was the first of ten children t the age of 22, he became a journalist to work for Italian independence struggle, and in 1848 he founded the satirical journal Il Lampione, which was suppressed in 1849. n 1861, when Italy became a united nation, Collodi gave up journalism, and after 1870 he settled down as a theatrical censor and magazine editor. He turned soon to children's fantasy, translating Italian versions of the fairy tales of the French writer Charles Perrault. The original illustration for Pinnocchio was made by Eugenio Mazzanti (1883). The story was translated into English in 1892 by M.A. Murray. - Collodi died in Florence on October 26, 1890. He never married.

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