In this HeritageTalk, hear Giuseppe Gallina tell us about "The Adventures of Pinocchio" - the story of a wooden marionette written just for Italian children that became a story enjoyed by everybody around the world.
To hear an earlier HeritageTalk by Guiseppe Gallina, listen to his talk on Italian migration to New Zealand, on the Auckland Libraries podcast.
From "Pinocchio: the story of a puppet by Carlo Collodi, translated from the Italian "Adventure di Pinocchio" by Mary Alice Murray, illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith Folio Society, held in the Sir George Grey Special Collections, Central City Library, Auckland Libraries.
Are you interested in family and local history; the historical stories of New Zealand, the Pacific, and beyond? Then why not come along to one of our HeritageTalks - Waha pū-taonga and hear more about both our personal and our shared heritage? Experts in specialised fields deliver these talks and provide insight into our histories.
HeritageTalks take place at least fortnightly, in the Whare Wānanga, Level 2, Central City Library unless otherwise stated.
Space is limited so booking is highly recommended although not always essential. To ensure your place, please phone Research Central on 09 890 2412 or book online.