Bertoldo is funny and smart, but a little bit ugly because of his deformed body. He is laughed at by everyone who sees him. He is as ugly as he is smart, so the king himself wants to meet him and put him to the test.
Read the story to find out what Bertoldo answered to the king and how they became friends.
The book is suitable for children over the age of five. The story is retold and the illustrations are stories on their own. Because a picture is worth 1000 words, as the saying goes, the illustrator drew one picture for every 1001 words.