[mental health Books] PDF The Story of Ferdinand ✓ Munro Leaf

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Ferdinand the peaceful bull who loves to sit and smell flowers is mistakenly carted off to a bullfight in Madrid where he is believed to be t. Lovely lovely book Sweet story plus bonus magical illustrations of romanticized Spain of yore to delight all

characters The Story of Ferdinand

The Story of Ferdinand

Ador and his helpers do they cannot get Ferdinand to fight Lawson's memorable black and white pictures speak volumes in this childhood classi. This is the story of Ferdinand a little bull who would rather sit and smell flowers than fight in the bullring This book truly is a gem While I had heard about this work before this is the first time that I have read it and I absolutely love it Originally published in 1936 this work has been translated into than 60 languages and has rarely been out of print As this title is well known I want to talk about its background Its a hefty one While Munro Leaf is an American author because of the timing setting and main character this work is thought to have a political agenda The book was published shortly before the Spanish Civil War Described by some as subversive with a pacifist view which challenged the facism that currenlty predominated Europe Ferdinand was banned in many countries including Spain and Germany Hitler is uoted as describing the book as degenerate democratic propaganda Franco was not a fan of the book either the book was not available in Spain til after Franco s death Its no surprise that the book was loved by Ghandi and Franklin Eleanor Roosevelt among other important figures When asked Munro denied any political ties saying its a happy ending book about being yourself In fact it is alleged that this work was written in 40 minutes on a whim to be give Robert Lawson an opportunity to illustrate The illustrations are marvelous by the way Whatever your personal take away from the book its impossible to deny its impact Mine I just adore this gentle and kind bull and love the message of the book Its a sweet and charming work for people of all ages This is my final book for 2017 and it was a good onePS I an really looking forward to watching the animated movie version150118 EDIT Saw the movie this past weekend and absolutely loved it While there was a story added it kept the essence of the book It is a perfect compliment to the original

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He fiercest bull around Ferdinand trots into the ring only to sit and smell the flowers in the ladies' hair No matter what the frustrated mat. The mood and tone of this story are both spot on And even though Ferdinand is easy to love and even though the beginning is cute and entrancing overall the story is just pretty okayIt s about a bull who doesn t want to fight like all the others because he d rather just relax and smell flowers Can you blame him No But there s really not much to the story than that


10 thoughts on “The Story of Ferdinand

  1. says:

    I'm not an impartial judge of this book I'm assuming all of you know the story It's about a bull that doesn't want to bullfight like

  2. says:

    The Story of Ferdinand Munro LeafThe Story of Ferdinand 1936 is the best known work written by American author Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson The children's book tells the story of a bull who would rather smell flowers than fight in bullfights He sits in the middle of the bull ring failing to take heed of any of the provocations of the matador and others to fightتاریخ نخستین خوانش دوم ماه ژانویه س

  3. says:

    Lovely lovely book Sweet story plus bonus magical illustrations of romanticized Spain of yore to delight all

  4. says:

    I enjoyed this book on several levels a wonderful book about being yourself for children but also a subconscious commentary on fascist Spain a bull with a big heart picked to be slaughtered at the Blood Wedding of Franco and fed to his guests my interpretation

  5. says:

    The mood and tone of this story are both spot on And even though Ferdinand is easy to love and even though the beginning is cute and entrancing overall the story is just pretty okayIt's about a bull who doesn't want to fight like all the others because he'd rather just relax and smell flowers Can you blame him? No But there's really not much to the story than that

  6. says:

    Many of the kids books I've been revisiting are filled with specific vivid memories of my childhood that are almost narratives unto themselves Reading them transports me back to those probably apocryphal moments i

  7. says:

    This is the story of Ferdinand a little bull who would rather sit and smell flowers than fight in the bullring This book truly is a gem While I had heard about this work before this is the first time that I have read it and I absolutely love it Originally published in 1936 this work has been translated into than 60 languages and has rarely been out of print As this title is well known I want to talk about its b

  8. says:

    It could be said this has been on my TBR list since childhood I don't remember reading it then and don't remember reading it to my daughter Although I've known the story of the little bull with a gentle heart who turned into a big b

  9. says:

    Re read solely because I'm getting fed up that a reading challenge is hanging about with a few incomplete categor

  10. says:

    I was always curious why my school library had multiple copies of The Story of Ferdinand Until now Upon scannin

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