The Story of Ferdinand - 75th Anniversary Edition - Munro Leaf

Viking Books for Young Readers


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The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf, illustrated by Robert Lawson / 75th Anniversary Edition / ISBN 9780399255564 / 72-page hardcover in slipcase, 7.6 x 9.5 inches, published by Viking Books for Young Readers


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.

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).

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