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The Adventures of Pinocchio

Carlo Collodi


The Adventures of Pinocchio is a story that has reached many people across the globe since it was first penned by Carlo Collodi in 1883. The adventures were originally published in serial format in an Italian weekly magazine for children. In 1940, Disney released an animated film adaptation of the story that has solidified the fable in popular culture.

A wooden puppet is crafted out of a magical piece of wood by Geppetto, a humble woodworker. To Geppetto’s surprise, the puppet comes to life. Thus begins the adventures of this magical puppet, Pinocchio. Geppetto takes the role of father to Pinocchio, and tries to stress the importance of his education. Pinocchio, however, is drawn into many mischievous adventures by his peers and others.

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  2. Update core CSS to new standards

  3. Update <hgroup> children after first <h#> to <p>, ref. new HTML standard

  4. Remove 'se:role' metadata in favor of 'role' available in EPUB 3.3

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