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For questions about all works and adaptations of the story of Pinocchio from the original 1883 book "The Adventures of Pinocchio" onwards

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Trying to track down a fantasy story set on Pleasure Island from Pinocchio

I am trying to track down a story from the late 80s that was set in Pleasure Island from Pinocchio . It was in a magazine for fantasy that is probably defunct. It is set in more modern time and the ...
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Is Guillermo del Toro's "Pinocchio" movie book-accurate?

I'm asking if the higly praised Pinocchio movie is book-accurate because I want to watch it. I haven't read the book but I am planning to and no spoiler on the book only.
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Bad girls at Pleasure Island/Toyland?

This applies to the original fairytale as well. There are tons of little boys at Pleasure Island/Toyland, but not one little girl. However, with the Disney version, some theorize that bad girls DO go ...
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Does Pinocchio's nose grow only when he knows he is lying?

I have been giving a thought to this statement: If Pinocchio’s nose grows whenever he pronounces a false statement, it would make a marvellous tool for science, and Pinocchio could test any ...
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