Word of the day: favola (Italian)

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OUP’s word of the day calls to mind Carlo Collodi’s Adventures of Pinocchio, which has been translated into over 220 languages, making it the most widely translated Italian text. The first illustrations were created by Enrico Mazzanti (1850-1910).

Pinocchio by Enrico Mazzanti (1852-1910) – the first illustrator (1883) of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi.

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