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It was included in the Portuguese National Reading Plan for students who attend the 5 th form.

As she calmed down, he learned about her life story: You are commenting using your WordPress. Instead of reading about it in some article in the internet, I chose to download a document which contained the whole story.

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.

It brought back some childhood memories and that pleasant feeling of wonder before such an imaginative story.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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.

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

Email required Address never made public. One day, the boy whose name is never revealed is strolling along the sea when he notices a subtle murmur coming from the rocks.


In this story, Sophia pays tribute to her great passion for the sea and everything that is related to it: 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.

A long time has passed since I read this story; therefore, I had to do a little research on this subject. They planned to see each other again the next day, during the low tide. In return, she discovered many earthly things, such as flowers, the fire and wine. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: They all appeared to be having fun with each other, the little girl dancing while her friends were imitating musical instruments. This site uses cookies. Notify me of new comments via email. In a puddle of water, four creatures are gathered: Its success extends beyond its mere reading: You are commenting using your Facebook account.

She had green hair, purple eyes and was wearing a dress made of reddish seaweeds. She then begged to return to the sea. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Post was not sent – check your email addresses!


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. Looking intently, he realized it was a really small girl, about the size of his hand. He then distinguishes four distinct voices laughing, and to his surprise discovers the source of the sound. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

However, as they were making their way out of the sea, a raft of octopus attacked the boy.

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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, in dee opinion, in a beautiful homage and tribute to this amazing writer and activist.

Beryner was quite easy and quick to reread the twelve pages of the text. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here