Copacabana Beach

Latin America Special Issue



Words by

Eileen Coupe, age 8

Pictures by

Cleo Exell, age 12

Translation by

Carolina Figueiredo

Narration by

Yuri Dos Anjos

You can read this story in

Brazilian Portuguese

by clicking the button below.

Read translated version

If the goal is scored,
a fish finds its food.

When the feast is laid out,
the waves put on a show.

If the sun comes out of hiding,
a turtle looks for a place to rest.

When the clock strikes 12,
the fireworks glisten in the moonlight.

If a concert begins,
the stars join the event.