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#11. PINOCCHIO AND PINE ESCAPE FROM THE BELLY OF THE SHARK

"My dear Father,” said Pinocchio, “there is no time to lose. We must try to escape.” “Escape! How?” “We can run out of the Shark’s mouth and dive into the sea.” “You speak well, but I cannot swim, my dear Pinocchio.” “Why should that matter? You can climb on my...

#10. PINOCCHIO AND PINE INTO THE BELLY OF THE SHARK

After swimming for a long time, Pinocchio saw a large rock in the middle of the sea, a rock as white as marble. High on the rock stood a little Goat bleating and calling and beckoning to the Marionette to come to her. There was something very strange about that little...

#8. PINOCCHIO AND PINE RECEIVE A WARNING

He approached the first donkey and tried to mount it. But the little animal turned suddenly and gave him such a terrible kick in the stomach that Pinocchio was thrown to the ground and fell with his legs in the air. At this unlooked-for entertainment, the whole...

#7. PINOCCHIO AND PINE RUN AWAY!

Lamp-Wick was the laziest boy in the school and the biggest mischief-maker, but Pinocchio loved him dearly. That day, he went straight to his friend’s house to invite him to the party, but Lamp-Wick was not at home. He went a second time, and again a third, but still...

#6. JOSEPH & GEPETTO ARE LOST TO THE OCEAN

Poor Pinocchio! He even tried to tear his hair, but as it was only painted on his wooden head, he could not even pull it. Just then a large Pigeon flew far above him. Seeing the Marionette, he cried to him: “Tell me, little boy, what are you doing there?” “Can’t you...

#5. PINOCCHIO AND PINE ARE HUNG FROM A TREE

As he ran, the Marionette felt more and more certain that he would have to give himself up into the hands of his pursuers. Suddenly he saw a little cottage gleaming white as the snow among the trees of the forest. “If I have enough breath left with which to reach that...

#4. PINOCCHIO AND PINE MEET THE CAT AND THE FOX

He had gone barely half a mile when he met a lame Fox and a blind Cat, walking together like two good friends. The lame Fox leaned on the Cat, and the blind Cat let the Fox lead him along. “Good morning, Pinocchio,” said the Fox, greeting him courteously. “How do you...

#3. PINOCCHIO AND PINE MEET SOME OLD FRIENDS

The play continued for a few minutes, and then suddenly, without any warning, Harlequin stopped talking. Turning toward the audience, he pointed to the rear of the orchestra, yelling wildly at the same time: “Look, look! Am I asleep or awake? Or do I really see...

#2. PINOCCHIO AND PINE SELF-DESTRUCT

HE RETURNED home as wet as a rag, and tired out from weariness and hunger. As he no longer had any strength left with which to stand, he sat down on a little stool and put his two feet on the stove to dry them. There he fell asleep, and while he slept, his wooden feet...

#1. PINOCCHIO AND PINE VS. THE TALKING CRICKET AND JAMES

PINOCCHIO TURNED and saw a large cricket crawling slowly up the wall. “Tell me, Cricket, who are you?” “I am the Talking Cricket and I have been living in this room for more than one hundred years.” “Today, however, this room is mine,” said the Marionette, “and if you...