In his native place, in the 1960's a "Parco di Pinocchio" was established by "Fondazione Nazionale Carlo Collodi", a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the culture of children and for children, starting from a literary masterpiece recognized the world over.
Carlo Collodi, Pinocchio's father
He gave life to a classic of children's literature, translated into 240 languages, perhaps the best-selling book in the history of Italian literature, and introduced in the collective imagination characters as Geppetto, Lucignolo, the Cat and the Fox, the Grillo Parlante, the Fata Turchina, just to mention a few.
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"non mi far male!"
"Do not hurt me!"