A true classic with a timeless message, "The Story of Ferdinand" has enchanted readers since it was first published in 1936. This new edition ...Show synopsisA true classic with a timeless message, "The Story of Ferdinand" has enchanted readers since it was first published in 1936. This new edition contains the complete original text of the story and the original illustrations with watercolor tones added. Full color.Hide synopsis
Bought this book for my daughter who adored the book and character as a child. Upon receiving the book , I took the time to re-read it. It is still as charming as I remember. Would still recommend it for children today.
This book, its story and illustrations have survived 50 plus years and still retain their charm. This is the story of a bull who does not want to fight like the others in his herd and would rather sit quietly with his flowers. The black and white illustrations are detailed enough to hold the reader's attention and the long lashes of Ferdinand and the face of the unlucky bumblebee demonstrate the power of illustrations when it comes to conveying characters in children's literature.
This book provides a wonderful lesson in individuality and would fit well into a curriculum about self-esteem.
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