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Maria Kann

Heaven of Heroes and Gods. Literary Expeditions into Space — Part I [Niebo herosów i bogów. Literackie wyprawy w kosmos — Część 1]

Based on: Katarzyna Marciniak, Elżbieta Olechowska, Joanna Kłos, Michał Kucharski (eds.), Polish Literature for Children & Young Adults Inspired by Classical Antiquity: A Catalogue (accessed: June 11, 2021), Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013, 444 pp.The oldest myths, legends and poems about the eternal human dream: to fly. The author uses several ancient, literary sources such as a Sumerian mythology, the Greek myth about Daedalus and Icarus, Chines(...)


YEAR: 1975


Carlo Lorenzini, Enrico Mazzanti

The Adventures of Pinocchio. Story of a Puppet [Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino]

The Adventures of Pinocchio. Story of a Puppet narrates the quest of a wooden animated marionette, Pinocchio. It all starts with the best known incipit of all time: “Once upon a time, there was…  “A king!” my little readers will say right away. No children, you are wrong. Once upon a time there was a piece of wood.” *And so, we are at once catapulted into the shop of a carpenter, Master Antonio, called Master Cherry because the tip of his nose was always (...)


YEAR: 1883