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Pinocchio () is a fictional character and the protagonist of the children 's novel The Adventures of Pinocchio (1883) by Italian writer Carlo Collodi. Carved by a woodcarver named Geppetto in a village near Lucca , he was created as a wooden puppet but dreamed of becoming a real boy . He lies often. Pinocchio is a cultural icon . As one of the most reimagined characters in children 's literature , his story has been adapted into other media, notably the 1940 Disney film Pinocchio.