The Story of Ferdinand

Ferdinand likes to sit quietly and smell the flowers, but one day he gets stung by a bee and his snorting and stomping convince everyone that he is the fiercest of bulls.

Author: Munro Leaf



Category: Bullfights

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Ferdinand likes to sit quietly and smell the flowers, but one day he gets stung by a bee and his snorting and stomping convince everyone that he is the fiercest of bulls.

The Essential Guide to Children s Books and Their Creators

Leaf , Munro 253 forgettable animal creations such as Ferdinand , perhaps the first flower child , and the varied ... Then his collaboration with MUNRO LEAF for The Story of Ferdinand ( 1936 ) , although not his first venture into ...


Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547348896

Category: Reference

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Upon publication, Anita Silvey’s comprehensive survey of contemporary children’s literature, Children’s Books and Their Creators, garnered unanimous praise from librarians, educators, and specialists interested in the world of writing for children. Now The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators assembles the best of that volume in one handy, affordable reference, geared specifically to parents, educators, and students. This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of children’s literature by focusing on the essentials — the best books for children, the ones that inform, impress, and, most important, excite young readers. Updated to include newcomers such as J. K. Rowling and Lemony Snicket and to cover the very latest on publishing and educational trends, this edition features more than 475 entries on the best-loved children’s authors and illustrators, numerous essays on social and historical issues, thirty personal glimpses into craft by well-known writers, illustrators, and critics, and invaluable reading lists by category. The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators summarizes the canon of contemporary children’s literature, in a practical guide essential for anyone choosing a book for or working with children.

History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella

277 . currently reported , that Ferdinand had 18 “ Rex quæcunque versant atque or- offered his hand , though ... It the story from Conchillos's brother . received , perhaps , some degree of credit 15 Giovio , Vitæ Illust .

Author: William Hickling Prescott



Category: Spain


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Memorable Characters Magnificent Stories

Part Two : Look at One Picture Book in Depth Now we're ready to look at how author Munro Leaf used a tag for the main character in The Story of Ferdinand . Ferdinand , a gentle bull , prefers sitting and smelling flowers under his cork ...

Author: Susie Garber

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780439288477

Category: Education

Page: 96

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Collects mini-lessons, planning sheets, and activities to assist students develop distinct characters in their writing.

Under Fire

a Part 4 : Storying Home He is sitting there still , under his favorite cork tree , smelling the flowers just quietly . -Munro Leaf , The Story of Ferdinand a Hitler burned it , Franco banned it , Stalin named a field artillery piece ...

Author: Elizabeth Goodenough

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

ISBN: 9780814334041

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 289

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Investigates the effects of war on children and childrens literature, inspired by a 2003 conference of the same name held at Princeton University.

Portugal The Story of the Nation

This county of Oporto or Portugal was the one destined to give its name to the future kingdom, and was held at the time of Ferdinand's death by Nuno Mendes, the founder of one of the most famous families in Portuguese history.

Author: Henry Morse Stephens

Publisher: LM Publishers

ISBN: 2366597878

Category: History


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This book attempts to give a short chronological history of Portugal. "The Story of Portugal possesses a peculiar interest from the fact that it is to its history alone that the country owes its existence as a separate nation Geographically, the little kingdom is an integral portion of the Iberian peninsula, with no natural boundaries to distinguish it from that larger portion of the peninsula called Spain; its inhabitants spring from the same stock as the Spaniards, and their language differs but slightly from the Spanish. Its early history is merged in that of the rest of the peninsula, and but for two great men..."


Ferdinand is the hero of a children's book, The Story of Ferdinand, written by Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson. Published by Viking Press ($1) in September 1936, Ferdinand started out well, selling 14,000 copies by year's ...





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