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Pinocchio


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Puppet hero of the story by the Italian author and journalist Carlo Lorenzini (1824–90), in 1940 the subject of one of Disney's cartoons. Pinocchio has longings to be human; one of his characteristics is that whenever he tells a lie, his nose grows longer.

Subjects: Children's Literature Studies.


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Carlo Collodi (1826—1890)


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