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In this story, Sophia pays tribute to her great passion for the sea and everything that is related to it: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Brfyner was included in the Portuguese National Reading Plan for students who attend the 5 th form. You are commenting using your Facebook account. They all lived vo a cavern; the crab was the cook and designed her clothes, the octopus cleaned the house, and the fish was her best friend.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! She then begged to return to the sea. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Instead of reading about it in some article in the internet, I chose to download a document which contained the whole story.

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“A Menina do Mar” (The Girl from the Sea) | The Books We Love

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: They planned to see each other again the next day, during the low tide. The sophi found out what lies beneath the sea, and that The Girl from the Sea danced regularly to entertain the Big Ray Fish, who ruled that part of the sea.

As the days passed and the two became more and more fond of each other, they plotted to get her out of the sea for a while, placing her in marr bucket full of water, to prevent her from drying. As she calmed down, he learned about her life story: It was quite easy and quick to reread the twelve pages of the text. They all appeared to be having fun with each other, the little girl dancing while her friends were slphia musical instruments.

She had green hair, purple eyes and was wearing a dress made of reddish seaweeds. A long time has passed since I read this story; therefore, I had to do a little research on this subject.

Books by Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen

He then distinguishes four distinct voices laughing, and to his surprise discovers the source of the sound. You are commenting using sophja WordPress. Notify me of new comments via email.


In a puddle of water, four creatures are gathered: Email required Address never made public. Its success extends beyond its mere reading: In fact, the Big Ray Fish had discovered their plan and ordered the sea creatures to prevent The Girl from the Sea from running away.

Looking intently, he realized it was a really small girl, about the size of his hand.

Books by Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (Author of A Menina do Mar)

In return, she discovered many earthly things, such as flowers, the fire and wine. One day, the mnina whose name is never revealed is strolling along the sea when he notices a subtle murmur coming from the rocks.

She was simply known as The Girl from the Sea. Impulsively, the boy picked her up and ran away from the water so that he could ask her what she was.

It brought back some childhood memories and that pleasant feeling of wonder before such an imaginative story. However, as they were making their way out of the sea, a raft of octopus attacked the boy.

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