Read and listen to the poem “The Dictator”
For us Gianni Rodari is not just a writer or a poet for us he is the father of all fairy tales tales because he taught us many things, especially about being human, about being free and about being love.
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
Let's read together
One little point,
proud and irascible,
"After me," he cried
"The end of the world will come!".
The words protested:
“What crickets are you thinking about?
It is believed a Punto-e-basto,
and it is but a Punto-ea-capo”
All just half a page
they let him down
and the world went on
one line down.