The Story of Ferdinand

By Munro Leaf; Robert Lawson (Illustrator)
(Grosset & Dunlap, Hardcover, 9780448456942, 32pp.)

Publication Date: March 31, 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Prebound, Prebound, Hardcover, Hardcover, , Paperback

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Description

Ferdinand is the world's most peaceful--and--beloved little bull. While all of the other bulls snort, leap, and butt their heads, Ferdinand is content to just sit and smell the flowers under his favorite cork tree. Leaf's simple storytelling paired with Lawson's pen-and-ink drawings make The Story of Ferdinand a true classic. Commemorate the 75th anniversary of the book's original publication with this beautiful and affordable 8x8 paperback edition.




About the Author

Wilbur Monroe Leaf (aka Munro Leaf) (1905–1976) is an American author of children's literature who wrote and illustrated many books during his long career. His books were illustrated by a number of famous artists, including  Ludwig Bemelmans, Robert Lawson, and Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss). He is best known for The Story of Ferdinand (1936).

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