Published 75 years ago this simple story of peace and being who you really are is as fresh as ever. Ferdinand is a bull who likes sitting quietly under a tree. He does not like doing the things that other bulls do. As an adult, little has changed, until he meets the wrong end of a bee. This leads to all sorts of trouble for our loveable hero! — Jeanette
Translated into more than sixty languages, this classic tale of a peaceable bull has been a favorite of readers across the world for generations. To celebrate Ferdinand's seventy-fifth anniversary, Viking is issuing his story in a handsome slipcased edition. Perfect for those who love Ferdinand, and for those who have yet to meet him.
About the Author
Wilbur Monroe Leaf (aka Munro Leaf) (1905–1976) is an American author of children's literature who wrote and illustrated many books during his long career. His books were illustrated by a number of famous artists, including Ludwig Bemelmans, Robert Lawson, and Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss). He is best known for The Story of Ferdinand (1936).