Friday, May 18, 2012


"What shall I call him?" he said to himself. "I think I'll call him PINOCCHIO. This name will make his fortune. I knew a whole family of Pinocchi once--Pinocchio the father, Pinocchia the mother, and Pinocchi the children-- and they were all lucky. The richest of them begged for his living."

Friday, May 11, 2012

The Showman

His beard was black as ink and so long that it reached from his chin to the ground. I need only say that he trod upon it. (Pinnochio, by Carlo Collodi)