Pinocchio


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Pinocchio:

see Collodi, CarloCollodi, Carlo
, pseud. of Carlo Lorenzini
, 1826–90, Italian author. A prolific journalist, he also wrote didactic tales for children, the most famous of which is Pinocchio: The Story of a Puppet.
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Pinocchio

wooden nose lengthens when he lies. [Ital. Lit.: Pinocchio]
See: Deceit

Pinocchio

wooden boy’s nose grows longer with every lie. [Ital. Lit.: Pinocchio;]
See: Nose

Pinocchio

changed from mischievous puppet to loving boy. [Ital. Lit.: Pinocchio]
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THE Adventures of Pinocchio, by Carlo Collodi, is regarded by some as a book for children in which the most memorable part is when Pinocchio's nose gets longer, as a consequence of his lies.
IMMERSION Theatre are thrilled to present a brand new, larger-than-life musical adaptation of the much-loved classic, Pinocchio.
The opening day started by the play "Safaroot Aragouz" presented by Studio Team on the Child's Theater; the play recounts the adventures of Pinocchio. Pinocchio is a kid who always lies to grasp people's attention.
T HIS we talk to Helen Green, who will be starring in the pantomime Pinocchio at Ucheldre, Holyhead.
TORCH THEATRE is bringing the classic children's fantasy story of Pinocchio, the wooden puppet who dreams of becoming a real boy, to the stage for its festive family show.
[USA], Nov 30 (ANI): Veteran actor Tom Hanks is in early talks to play Geppetto in the upcoming live-action Disney film 'Pinocchio'.
Birmingham Ormiston Academy is producing its fourth Christmas show at the historic theatre - with a new musical adaptation of the classic children's tale Pinocchio.
Pinocchio tells the story of a wooden boy whose nose grew when he lied, but in reality, the opposite is true - for 'real boys' at least.
The pop is expected in shops A HOME FOR PINOCCHIO IT WOULD seem Guillermo del Toro, right, is about to break his Pinocchio project out of development hell.
Announcing work on the film, del Toro said: "No art form has influenced my life and my work more than animation, and no single character in history has had as deep of a personal connection to me as Pinocchio."
Victoria Surliuga, Ezio Gribaudo: Il mio Pinocchio, Edizioni Gli Ori: Pistoia, 2017; Coordinamento Editoriale: Paola Gribaudo.