“Mistakes are necessary, as much as bread is, and often they’re even beautiful: for example the Tower of Pisa” Gianni Rodari
Il paese senza errori
C’era una volta un uomo che andava per terra e per mare
C’erano paesi senza acqua,
The country without errors
Once upon a time a man travelled the land and the seas
There were countries without water,
Gianni Rodari was an Italian writer and journalist. He was famous for his children’s books, poems and rhymes. For his contribution to children’s literature he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal.
From “Il Libro degli errori”, Edizioni Einaudi, 1964.
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