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OMG! As I was moving some old books, I have found this children book. I was loving it. The funny and clever way of Bertoldo! As child I hoped to be as smart as him (unfortunately I was not!). I am really happy that I have found it. Perhaps I will read it once more ;-)
The son of a blacksmith and a blacksmith himself, after the death of his father, his uncle continued his cultural education. He never had any particular patron but was still able to gradually leave the family business to pursue his passion: story telling. He had an enormous success and was able to travel to fairs, markets, patrician houses, and the Italian courts. His presentations were ...moreMore about Giulio Cesare Croce...