At a small house, there at the Yellow Woodpecker Ranch, live an intelligent and tender granny, Miss Benta, the cook Aunt Nastácia, the two cousins Lucia "Little Nose" and Pete. With them, a wise living toy made of maize named Viscount of Corncob by the kids, and Lucia's talkative living rag doll, the smart, rough and somehow magical Emilia, which possesses an immeasurable power of bringing imagination to real only by "pretending". The kids are entertained not only by Benta's fairy tales, but also by her intense knowledge of the world. The farm is surrounded by a pristine jungle inhabited by creatures beyond the imagination - the frightening ones such as the Headless Mule, the Werewolf, or the Will-o'-the-wisp; the naturally correct ones such as the Curupira and Iara, a river nymph - or "mere" ones such as hungry jaguars and hostile wasps (the only ones the brave and bold Pete actually fears). The forest is also home for the demonic, reptilian witch Cuca and her "cousin" Saci-Pererê, a... Written by
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In the novels, the kids have to inhale the Pirlimpimpim magic powder to travel to other worlds. This was changed to throwing the powder above the head in this series by Rede Globo's producers as they feared eventual allusions to cocaine. See more
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