The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf TW338


 

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf TW338

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf TW338

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf, Scholastic paperback printing, TW338, 1964, unpaginated; approximately 60 pages. Illustrated by Robert Lawson.

DESCRIPTION:“All the bulls wanted to fight. But not Ferdinand. That was why so many funny things began to happen…” (from the back cover) Ferdinand was happy in his meadow, smelling the flowers, but because of his size and strength, some men decided that he should be in the bullfights. He was more interested in the matador’s boutonnière than in fighting!

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About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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