Curupira is a very popular tale about a boy protector of the woods whose feet are turn to his back and hair is on fire. His best friend - and ride - is a wild pig, a boar. On original version he kills hunters and people that put fire in the forest and disappears with them,  but for kids he just scares the bad guys.

I was very anxious to illustrate my own view of this folk tale because all kids in Brazil grow up reading and playing with these stories. 




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