Beloved all over the world for its timeless message of peace, tolerance and the courage to be yourself, this truly classic story has never been out of print in the US since its release in 1936.
Author: Munro Leaf
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Once upon a time in Spain, there was a little bull and his name was Ferdinand . . . Unlike all the other little bulls - who run, jump, and butt their heads together in fights - Ferdinand would rather sit under his favourite cork tree and smell the flowers. So what will happen when Ferdinand is picked for the bull fights in Madrid? Beloved all over the world for its timeless message of peace, tolerance and the courage to be yourself, this truly classic story has never been out of print in the US since its release in 1936. Hitherto unpublished in the UK and now a major motion picture.
Philip's remains were afterwards removed to the cathedral church of Granada ; where they were deposited , together with those of his wife Joanna , in a magnificent sepulchre erected by Charles V. , near that of Ferdinand and Isabella ...
Philip's remains were afterwards removed to the cathedral church of Granada ; where they were deposited , together with those of his wife Joanna , in a magnificent sepulchre erected by Charles V. , near that of Ferdinand and Isabella .
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.
Collects mini-lessons, planning sheets, and activities to assist students develop distinct characters in their writing.
A Leaf , Munro 253 and etchings published before his success as a forgettable animal creations such as Ferdinand ... He is best known as the cards -one a day for three years - to pay off creator of The Story of Ferdinand ( 1936 ) ...
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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.
In the final essay of part 3 , Adrienne Kertzer argues that novels for young readers about Holocaust trauma such as ... -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
Category: Literary Criticism
Investigates the effects of war on children and childrens literature, inspired by a 2003 conference of the same name held at Princeton University.
The story is too meagre to admit of much ingenuity or contrivance , or to excite any depth of interest . There are few interlocutors , seldom more than three or four , although on one occasion rising to as many as seven ; of course ...
Author: Henry Morse StephensPublish On: 2019-10-09
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
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..."
He tampers with Gonsalvo de Cordova . chillos , whom he had placed near the person of his daughter , obtained a letter from her ... There were not wanting persons of high standing at Ferdinand's court , to infuse suspicions , however ...