Portuguese Stories


Half a Year in Gra-Bretanha

Half a Year in Gra-Bretanha

Language: English/Portuguese  Origin: Brazil

‘Why does it always rain here?’ Natalia asked her mother. Natalia’s mother looked up from her newspaper in surprise. ‘It rains in Brazil too,’ she said…

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The Legend of the Mafumeira

The Legend of the Mafumeira

Language: English/Portuguese  Origin: Brazil

Deep within the forest there lives the tallest of all trees. They stretch their thick branches full of leaves up into the blue skies and give us oxygen to breathe. Their trunks are very wide and many of these beautiful giants have been in the forest for hundreds of years…

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The Curse

The Curse

Language: English/Portuguese  Origin: Portugal

They say in my country that there is a curse upon the seventh son born to any family. The curse will not befall any daughters, but if a mother gives birth to seven sons then the last of these sons will…

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The Princess of Riddles

The Princess of Riddles

Language: English/Portuguese  Origin: Portugal

There once was a beautiful Princess called Maria who could answer all riddles.The only thing more obvious than Maria’s intelligence and beauty was her boredom with the dull and predictable life of the royal court…  

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Deer and Jaguar

Deer and Jaguar

Language: English/Portuguese  Origin: Brazil

Deer walked along by the great river into the forest: ‘Oh, but what a life have I got? No home. Perhaps I will build myself a house. Here is as good a place as any…’

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The Love of the Forest

The Love of the Forest

Language: English/Portuguese  Origin: Brazil

The sun rises above the Amazon rainforest and the huge, evergreen trees allow rays of light to pass between their leaves and paint the forest floor in dappled shadows…

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