LOS ANGELES — Since it was first published in 1883, Carlo Collodi’s “Pinocchio” has been translated into 260 languages throughout the world, putting it in the top five most-translated books in history. 

“A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio” is on show until Oct. 15, 2023, at the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles in downtown LA.

The exhibition features first editions of the book, toys, household products, film memorabilia and ephemera from around the world, featuring the beloved marionette boy who dreamed of being a real boy.

There will also a free public marionette show by Bob Baker's company on Jan. 21, 2023. Tour the museum and catch the show at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. that day.