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The spanish edition of a true classic with a timeless message! All the other bulls run, jump, and ****** their heads together in fights. Ferdinand, on the other hand, would rather sit and smell the flowers. So what will happen when Ferdinand is picked for the bullfights in Madrid? The Story of Ferdinand has inspired, enchanted, and provoked readers ever since it was first published in 1936 for its message of nonviolence and pacifism. In WWII times, Adolf ****** ordered the book burned in ****** Germany, while Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union, granted it privileged status as the only non-communist children's book allowed in Poland. The preeminent leader of Indian nationalism and civil rights, Mahatma Gandhi—whose nonviolent and pacifistic practices went on to inspire Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.—even called it his favorite book.
A gentle bull who likes to sit quietly and smell flowers is entered in a bullfight.
Number of Pages: 70
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Sports + Recreation / Miscellaneous
Series Title: Picture Puffins
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Munro Leaf
Street Date: November 1, 1990
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-8764
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