Teacher Guide: The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

Since its publication in 1936, this classic tale of a gentle giant has been the subject of worldwide attention.  Praised by Gandhi, banned by Hitler, and loved by children everywhere, The Story of Ferdinand has been translated into more than 60 languages. Will Ferdinand, the great bull who loves to sit and smell the flowers, rise to his destiny as a bullfighting star?  What does it matter, when all he really wants is peace and quiet?