Level 1

The Adventures of Pinocchio. Story of a Puppet

The carpenter Mastro Ciliegia discovers that his piece of wood speaks.

Another carpenter, Mastro Geppetto, visits him.

Mastro Ciliegia gives the piece of wood to Geppetto.

Geppetto sculpts a puppet: Pinocchio!
Pinocchio runs away.

Pinocchio returns home in the evening.
He is hungry. He looks for food.

He falls asleep. His feet are too close to the fire.

The next day Geppetto reconstructs Pinocchio’s feet.

Pinocchio promises to go to school.
On the way he meets the Great Marionette Theatre.

The puppets from the show want to party with him.

Their leader is Mangiafoco.

He gets angry with Pinocchio.

Mangiafoco wants to burn Pinocchio.

At the end he frees him. He gives him five gold coins.

On his way home, Pinocchio meets a fox and a cat.

The two animals make fun of Pinocchio.

They make him believe that trees produce coins.

The day after, the Fox and the Cat dress up as bandits.

They want his money.

Pinocchio hides the coins under his tongue.

The Fox and the Cat hang Pinocchio.

A Fairy with turquoise hair saves Pinocchio.

Pinocchio tells lies to the Fairy.

His nose starts to grow longer and longer.

Pinocchio promises to be a good child, but he is not.

He goes to the Land of Toys with his new friend Candlewick.

In the Land of Toys Pinocchio is transformed in a donkey.

Someone throws Pinocchio into the water.

Someone helps him.

He becomes a puppet again.

A big fish eats Pinocchio.

In the belly of the fish, Pinocchio meets Geppetto.

Father and son manage to escape.

After all these adventures, Pinocchio changes!

He decides to work to help Geppetto and begins to study.

Pinocchio discovers that the Fairy is in the hospital.

She is ill. She has a lot of debts.

Pinocchio visits her. He pays her debts.

Finally mature, Pinocchio is transformed into a real boy.