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The Story of Ferdinand

Leaf, Munro (Book - 198-? )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Story of Ferdinand
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A true classic with a timeless message, The Story of Ferdinand has enchanted readers since it was first published in 1936. All the other bulls would run and jump and butt their heads together. But Ferdinand would rather sit and smell the flowers. And he does just that, until the day a bumblebee and some men from the Madrid bullfights give gentle Ferdinand a chance to be the most ferocious star of the corrida -and the most unexpected comic hero. This cherished hardcover is perfect for those who love Ferdinand, and those who have yet to meet him.
Authors: Leaf, Munro, 1905-1976
Title: The story of Ferdinand
Publisher: New York : Viking Kestrel, [198-?]
Characteristics: [72] p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.
Notes: Illustrated lining papers.
Local Note: 15 16 18 53 62 66 69 84 102 109 112 118 123 133 138 148 149 152 159 172 173 182 193 198 205 210 211 216 231 233 242 243 244 250
Additional Contributors: Lawson, Robert - 1892-1957.
Alternate Title: Ferdinand.
ISBN: 0670674249
Statement of Responsibility: by Munro Leaf ; illustrated by Robert Lawson
Genre/Form: Picture books for children-1980.
LCCN: 36019452
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One of the greatest stories of this genre. The illustrations are very funny and very sweet and the story is one we all can (or want to) relate to.

Sep 09, 2013
  • MrFrida rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A marvelous and timeless story. It clearly exemplifies that it's okay to be who you are. One doesn't have to comply to "fit in" and be loved.

Jul 08, 2013
  • Motobrarian rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A favourite for sure. I love the sweet story and the wonderful ending. The illustrations are black and white but that doesn't hold back their power to move. Definitely a five star book.

Jun 13, 2013
  • Klindgren rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

An unforgettable bedtime read for kids of any age! Even the grandparents loved reading is book

This is such a fantastic little book. I remembered it from when I was a child and bought it for both of my kids. A classic.

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