The Adventures of Pinocchio

Pinocchio’s hilarious and treacherous journey through childhood comes alive thanks to Iacopo Bruno’s art.

Since it first appeared in 1883, Carlo Collodi’s classic tale has enchanted readers of all ages. Pinocchio the novel, one of the best-known books in the world, no less than Pinocchio the character, is one of the great inventions of modern literature that merges the traditions of the picaresque, of street theater, of folk and fairy tales into a work that is at once adventure, satire, and a powerful enchantment. Thronged with memorable characters Pinocchio is an endlessly fascinating work that is essential equipment for life.