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The Adventures of Pinocchio character
Original art by Enrico Mazzanti
First appearance The Adventures of Pinocchio (1883)
Created by Carlo Collodi
Species Wooden marionette (later Human)
Gender Male
Family Mister Geppetto (father)
Nationality Italian

Pinocchio is a fictional character from the 1883 book The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi.

Pinocchio is a puppet, made by wood carver, Gepetto. When he tells lies, his nose gets longer. Pinocchio learns about being a real life boy and wants to be a real human being instead of a puppet made of wood and strings.

The most well-known version of the story is the 1940 animated Disney movie Pinocchio.

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