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The Espantaxim Prize will award 246 children and adolescents in December

The sixth version of the Espantaxim Prize will reward 246 children and youngsters aged 7 to 13 who’ve submitted texts primarily based on the theme “The Four Seasons – Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter”. Each season of the yr has its personal charms and traits and these pure phenomena have an effect on human emotions”.

Small winners

Siblings Sofia and 7-year-old Heiter Costa Leit, gained in the poetry and writing classes, respectively. Campina Grande (PB) college students say mother and father are at all times nice supporters of homeschooling.

“My mother and father at all times learn to us earlier than mattress. There had been so many tales that it stimulated my creativeness to create a number of enjoyable and nice tales. For the Scarecrow Prize, I wrote a poem about spring, as a result of it is my favourite season. I really like flowers and how the whole lot is extra colourful”, stated Sofia.

“I began studying and writing with my mother and father, who at all times learn to me and my sister. I wrote about my favourite season, winter. It does not get very chilly right here in the Northeast, however when it does, it is so fairly chilly that it may possibly final year-round,” Hayter stated.

Sisters Manuela and Milene Lucena Mello Nogueira Jordao, 8, additionally college students in the capital Paraíba, gained a prize in the poetry class. “I began having fun with college and writing. I wrote a poem about summer season, which is my favourite season, as a result of when the vacations come, the warmth. This is the time of the yr when I’ve essentially the most enjoyable”, stated Manuela.

The 246 children and adolescents awarded will every obtain three copies of the VI Anthology, a particular illustrated ebook in which the unique texts are printed, after evaluate of handwritten and typed variations by youthful authors. They will additionally obtain an unique Scarecrow character doll, the prize mascot.

The 41 winners of the literary competitors additionally obtained the Espantaxim trophy, which was created in 2010 and which, this yr, bears the brand of the 4 seasons, in addition to the entire assortment of books and CDs from Projeto Espantaxim, conceived by Dulce Aurimore and which is celebrating 20 years of existence.

Complete checklist of awardees identify, college, metropolis and state may be consulted on the award web site.

Sixth Edition

The sixth version of the Espantachin Prize obtained 3,300 works from children and youngsters aged 7 to 13, college students from 76 public and personal faculties, representing 42 cities and 15 Brazilian states.

“If we would like individuals who love and worth studying and writing, we have to encourage them from early childhood, from childhood, in joint work with faculties. This is what we wish to do with the Espantaxim Award”, stated Dulce.

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