Tom S. Figueiredo is the author of Peter and the fire snake (Pedro e a cobra-de-fogo), a tale for children, which received the Funarte Dramaturgy Award, as well as the Myriam Muniz Theater Award, both organized by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture.

The production of the homonymous play won in two categories at the Braskem Theather Award: Best Script (competing with plays for adults) and Best Children's Play.

The screenplay for Peter and the fire snake participated in the SESC Rio Screenwriters Lab 2008, an event originally made in partnership with the Sundance Institute (USA), which in this edition counted on the presence of Michael Goldenberg (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix) as well as Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo).