Read & Listen Books: Pinocchio
Carlo Collodi

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Narrated By: Robert Lindsey

Duration: 1 hour and 4 minutes

What to expect

Pinocchio - the wooden puppet who longs to be a real boy - is loved by children everywhere. As he bungles his way through life from one escapade to another will he finally realise his heart's desire?

Seen as one of the greatest works of Italian literature, this Young Classic audiobook helps children come to a fuller understanding of this remarkable tale and to enjoy it both as an exciting adventure story and as a moral fable. Follow the mischievous adventures Pinocchio and his father, a poor woodcarver named Geppetto.

With an intricate soundscape full of beautiful music and motifs, Robert Lindsay adds his voice as narrator to this stunning audiobook. Lindsay is known for his stage and television work, including Captain Pellew in Hornblower, Wolfie Smith in Citizen Smith, and Ben Harper in My Family. He has won a BAFTA, a Tony Award, and three Olivier Awards for his work.

© 1883; 2000 Carlo Collodi; Jane Fior © 2000; 2020 DK Audio

Genre

Children's / Teenage fiction: Classic fiction, Children's / Teenage fiction: Magical realism

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