Read and listen Carnival in nursery rhyme

My dear friends, good evening! How are you? I very cold, and already tired, even if it's only Monday. At school, the commitments at the end of the term are many and oh well... now we don't think about it. Let's focus on the nursery rhyme that you will soon hear, which reminds us of the funniest time of year for us children and boys. The carnival. And, Gianni Rodari, has written so many nursery rhymes about Carnival.

Gianni Rodari

Giovanni Francesco Rodari, known as Gianni (pronounced /roˈdari/; Omegna, 23 October 1920 - Rome, 14 April 1980), was oneItalian writer, educator, journalist and poet, specialized inchildren's literature and translated into many languages. The only Italian writer to have won the prestigious

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Carnival in nursery rhyme,
with the mask on the mouth,
with the mask on the eyes,
with knee patches:
are the Harlequin patches,
paper dress, poor thing.
Pulcinella is big and white,
and Pierrot plays the acrobat.
Pantalon of the Needy
“Colombina,” he says, “will you marry me?”
Gianduia licks a chocolate
and gives nothing to Meneghino,
while Gioppino with his club
beats Stenterello.
Luckily Dr. Balanzone
makes him a nice dressing,
then he consoles him: "It's Carnival,
and every joke counts for today.”

Carnival in nursery rhyme
Carnival in nursery rhyme

Si, è proprio vero. Il Carnevale è il periodo più allegro dell’anno. Scherzi, giochi e divertimento la fanno da padroni.

I really hope that this cheerful nursery rhyme will also cheer up our little angels and make us all sleep more peacefully. We need it.

Good night!

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