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The Story of Ferdinand - Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson
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. So what will happen when our pacifist hero is... show more
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. So what will happen when our pacifist hero is picked for the bullfights in Madrid? This new edition contains the complete original text of the story and the original illustrations with watercolor tones added.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670674244 (0670674249)
Publisher: Viking
Pages no: 72
Edition language: English
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tvines2
tvines2 rated it
5.0 Review
The story of Ferdinand is a classic tale about a little bull who does not exactly fit in with the other bulls. While the other bulls like to kick and butt heads, Ferdinand would rather lay in the shade and sniff the flowers. At the end of the story, Ferdinand realizes that he is happy with who he is...
Taylor K's Book Blog
Taylor K's Book Blog rated it
5.0 The Story of Ferdinand
Lexile Level: AD830L This is a book about a bull who is unlike all the other bulls in the pasture. He doesn't want to fight! The story finds Ferdinand in a pickle when he is picked to fight in Madrid, only he is distracted by flowers! Ferdinand is also an admirable role model because he is differ...
Sara Elizabeth's Blog
Sara Elizabeth's Blog rated it
3.0
The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf is a sweet story about a little bull who did not like to do what all the other bulls did but he liked to sit alone and smell the flowers. As the story progresses Ferdinand is picked to go to the Bull Fights in Madrid and when he gets in to the arena he just sits ...
Mrs. Spencer's World of Words
Mrs. Spencer's World of Words rated it
4.0 Ferdinand
The Story of Ferdinand is a sweet tale of a bull who preferred to smell flowers rather than fight like other young bulls. Because of unforeseen circumstances, Ferdinand was chosen to go to the city bull fight against his desires. He did not perform quite like he was expected and was taken back hom...
Justin's Books
Justin's Books rated it
4.5
Ferdinand would be an awesome book to read in a kindergarten classroom. The bull only wants to be himself even if that means he's not like the other bulls. It teaches the life lesson that meekness can be a strength.
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