Decameron Novelle Scelte by Giovanni Boccaccio. Level 1 A1. Adattamento e attività di Giorgio Massei e Rosanna Serafini. Letture graduate ELI giovani. Three humorous short tales from one of the great classics of Italian literature.
Frate Cipolla e la penna dell'Arcangelo Gabriele - a dishonest monk lies to the people, convincing them that a parrot's feather is actually a plume from the wing of Archangel Gabriel. But two smart young men play their own trick on the lying monk.
Calandrino e l'elitropia - The painter Calandrino, a simple and naive man, goes in search of a magic stone that offers the power of invisibility.
Chichibio e le gru - Quick-thinking Chichibio saves himself from trouble thanks to his own vivid imagination.