Carlo Collodi

Carlo Collodi


Born
in Florence, Italy
November 24, 1826

Died
October 26, 1890

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Carlo Lorenzini, better known by the pen name Carlo Collodi (November 24, 1826 – October 26, 1890), was an Italian children's writer known for the world-renowned fairy tale novel, The Adventures of Pinocchio.

Average rating: 3.86 · 61,404 ratings · 1,762 reviews · 186 distinct worksSimilar authors
Pinocchio

3.86 avg rating — 60,516 ratings — published 1883 — 283 editions
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I racconti delle fate

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4.20 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1876 — 33 editions
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The Adventures of Pinocchio...

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3.84 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1965
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Pipì, lo scimmiottino color...

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3.56 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1887 — 8 editions
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Beppo

4.50 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1907
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100 волшебных сказок

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2013
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Racconti di Natale

3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Storie allegre

3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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La Toscana en tren de vapor

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings2 editions
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Le avventure di Pinocchio a...

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More books by Carlo Collodi…
“Never trust people who promise to make you rich in a day. They are generally crazy swindlers”
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“A conscience is that still small voice that people won't listen to.”
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“Hunger is the best cook.”
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Polls

August 2017 Old School Classic Poll

 
  58 votes, 18.2%

Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy 1895, 310 pages
 
  56 votes, 17.6%

Henry VIII by William Shakespeare 1613, 352 pages
 
  40 votes, 12.6%

 
  31 votes, 9.7%

Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi 1883, 262 pages
 
  27 votes, 8.5%

 
  21 votes, 6.6%

 
  19 votes, 6.0%

 
  17 votes, 5.3%

 
  16 votes, 5.0%

 
  11 votes, 3.5%

The Analects by Confucius -476, 249 pages
 
  10 votes, 3.1%

Mysteries by Knut Hamsun 1892, 348 pages
 
  7 votes, 2.2%

 
  5 votes, 1.6%

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