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The boy 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. Even if almost ten years have passed since she deceased, it consists, melloo my opinion, in a beautiful homage and tribute to this amazing writer and activist.

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However, as they were making their way out of the sea, a raft of octopus attacked the boy. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Impulsively, the boy picked her up and ran away from the water so that he could ask her what she was.

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. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Post was not sent – check your email addresses!


She had green hair, purple eyes and was wearing a dress made of reddish seaweeds.

In return, she discovered many earthly things, such as flowers, the fire and wine. It brought back some childhood memories and that pleasant feeling of wonder before such an imaginative story.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here As she calmed down, he learned about her life story: Email required Address never made public. A long time has passed since I read this story; therefore, I had to do a little research on this subject.

Looking intently, he realized it was a really small girl, about the size of his hand. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. In a puddle of water, four creatures are gathered: You are commenting using your Twitter account.

It was included in the Portuguese National Reading Plan for students who attend the 5 th form. It was quite easy and quick to reread the twelve pages of the text.

“A Menina do Mar” (The Girl from the Sea)

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One day, the boy whose name is never revealed is strolling along the sea when he notices a subtle murmur coming from the rocks. They all appeared to be having fun with each other, the little girl dancing while her friends were imitating musical instruments.


She was simply known as The Girl from the Sea. This site uses cookies. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: They planned to see each ce again the next day, during the low tide. In this story, Sophia pays tribute to spohia great passion for the sea and everything that is related to it: You are commenting using your WordPress. Its success extends beyond its mere reading: They all lived inside a cavern; the crab was the cook and designed her clothes, the octopus cleaned the house, and the fish was her best friend.

He then distinguishes four distinct voices laughing, and to his surprise discovers the source of the sound. Instead of reading about it in some article in the internet, I chose to download a document which contained the whole story. She then begged to return to 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 a bucket full of water, to prevent her from drying.