My sweet orange tree : the story of a little boy who discovered pain / José Mauro de Vasconcelos ; translated by Alison Entrekin.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: London : Pushkin Press,
ISBN: 9781782691532 (hbk.) :
Translated from the Portuguese.
Meet Zeze - Brazil's naughtiest, and most loveable boy, his appetite for mischief matched only by his capacity for kindness. When he grows up he wants to be a 'poet with a bow-tie' but for now he entertains himself playing pranks on the other residents of his family's impoverished Rio de Janeiro shanty town and conjuring a varied cast of friends into being with his imagination. That is, until he meets a real friend, and his life begins to change.
Original title: O meu pé de laranja lima. English
182 pages ; 21 cm
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