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The Story of Ferdinand
The Story of Ferdinand | Robert Lawson, Munro Leaf
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Ferdinand likes to sit quietly and smell the flowers, but one day he gets stung by a bee and his snorting and stomping convince everyone that he is the fiercest of bulls.
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Bookishgal71
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The illustrations in this book are to die for! A story of a gentle soul who would not be moved to violence.

Mommamanzi We love the story and the movie that came out a couple years back is one of our fav to watch as a family! 1mo
Tamra Such a sweetheart! Be your own you. 💜 1mo
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Readage
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?? Mama's Book Review: Logan received a classic children's book in paperback for Christmas, one his Mama had never read before. "The Story of Ferdinand" was an enjoyable read and we are excited to add it to our library.

Read the full review by following this link:

https://babystolemybook.wordpress.com/2020/01/09/mamas-book-review-the-story-of-... ??

#bookreviews #bloggers #childrensbooks

eanderson Love this book! 2mo
Readage @eanderson It's very sweet with a great message 2mo
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Readage
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• UP NEXT: Mama's Review 📚 of the tagged book. Look for it sometime today with a link to our Baby Stole My Book blog; we'd love you to follow us!!

This is Logan opening his Christmas gift a few weeks ago; we are always excited for BOOKS •

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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Krisjericho
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I used to always get this one and Lambert the Sheepish Lion mixed up when I was a kid. Ferdinand is the sweetest, but I love that he is also hard core when it comes to doing what he wants. So much tougher than going along with the crowd. You sniff your flowers, Ferdinand. Get on with your badass self.

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nelehelen
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Re-read this classic on my drive back home from LA. This beautiful story with a timeless message never gets old. I never read this as a child (my mom read me mostly korean folktales), but happy I read it when I got older. I‘ll keep coming back to it again and again.

#BBRC #PictureBooksAtoZ #AtoZ

LibrarianRyan 👍🏻😁❤️ 8mo
Lady_Tigana_20 One of my childhood favorites. Of course, once I learned what really happens at bullfights, I wasn‘t so jazzed. Even so, I still love Ferdinand. ❤️ 8mo
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Kayladvazquez
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This book is fiction. I would do a choral reading for this book. This story is about a bull that is kind and would rather smell flowers than participate in a bullfight. Everyone sees him as different and not normal. This book is perfect to show students that not everyone is the same and it is okay to be different.
Awards: none
UDL: 9.3
EL: Easy text, visuals, audio available
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=62&v=sQJZapkK54U
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Alexis-Thompson Ferdinand the bull is such a great story! It embraces diversity which is exactly what we need in classrooms. 8mo
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Reveurs
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📚 Ferdinand
📺 Fox Mulder - X-files
🎬 Flynn Rider- Tangled

#whatsinanamewednesday @Reveurs
#imalittlecomplex

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kateschaeffer
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young ferdinand the bull is more enamored with leisurely sniffing flowers than competition but when his is selected by bull fighters because of his size he hums himself transported to an arena in madrid.

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BrittanyLewis
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“ he wouldn‘t fight and be fierce no matter what they did”

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I love how Ferdinand chose not to fight when he got to the ring. He had every reason to fight but he didn‘t.

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This book was a great book about a bowl who was raised on the field of flowers that was chosen to go fight in the boring. He did not want to fight and chose to be peaceful. This one him sympathy by the crowd and he was sent home to last out his days in the meadow

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DoonTheGoon
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@IamIamIam is holding a giveaway in honor of hitting 26k Litfluence! This was my favorite childhood read - partially because it's an awesome story... and partially because I grew up on a farm! #26kgiveaway

IamIamIam 💜 I still have my copy that my kindergarten teacher gave me!!! I always loved the illustrations! Being a super suburbanite, you must have had an awesome childhood growing up on a farm! 😁 13mo
DoonTheGoon @IamIamIam The copy I enjoyed belonged to my father when he was a child. It was printed on this paper that was almost like canvas, and was so tattered and torn and loved!!! Farm life is great - but don't get me started about chores!!! 😂 13mo
IamIamIam @DoonTheGoon That's so special!!! I love books that get passed down and truly loved! 💜 And the closest I got to a farm was the local historical village barn... LOL, I can only imagine how crazy chores were!!! 13mo
monalyisha Love Ferdinand! Great pick. 🖤 13mo
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hgrimes
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For my baby nephew. 🎄

tjwill My son loves that book! 1y
AmyG A good one! 1y
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HotMessJess
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Today I read B one of his many, many books and he popped out a little to say hello! I think we‘ve got a reader coming, Litsy fam! Countdown is on to about 49 days!! :D

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Kshakal
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Celebrating the last day of summer school with a movie... #teachersoflitsy

Tamra 👏🏾 2y
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MissAimz_55
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Watching my friends daughter tonight, start them young on reading. #readingselfie #babiesreading #startthemyoung #riotgrams

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Julsmarshall
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Hour 6 #24in48 #readathon Book Nostalgia 😄 I still have my childhood copy of this beautiful book and it is well loved by my sister and I and my children. I still love this sweet story of finding your own path and honoring your true self!

Kaye I remember this story too ! 2y
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Kshakal
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3rd movie in 3 days!!!!

Tamra Sounds good to me! We‘ve been rewatching True Detective 1st season and loving it as much as first time around! 2y
Kshakal @Tamra nice!! 2y
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AndreaReads
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I took my munchkin and his friend to see Ferdinand. She fell asleep 🤦🏼‍♀️ but he and I both cried (its fine). I thought of how much I loved this book as a kid, and I think the movie captured that same spirit. Plus, as my son said as we were leaving the theater, it had an important message that all of us could learn from.

Cinfhen Sweet💜 2y
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MalaysianBiblioholic
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Between the ugliness of aggression and the pretty flowers don‘t you want to chose beauty too?

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Kshakal
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Got a sweet new poster for my classroom!!! Thanks scholastic!!!!

laurenbescoby I love the premise of this film! ❤ 2y
Kshakal @miralunasbooknook me too!!! I can‘t wait to see it!! 2y
Meghan1 OMG!!! I need this for my library!! 2y
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Kshakal @Meghan1 I know!!! I am so excited about it!! 2y
Meghan1 @Kshakal what grade do you teach? 2y
Kshakal @Meghan1 elementary special education... so k-6 2y
Meghan1 @Kshakal Awesome! I am a PK-5th librarian. 2y
Kshakal @Meghan1 that is awesome... other than my classroom our library is one of my favorite places to be!! 2y
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TaylorMay
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Picked out some movie posters today at work to take over to the library that I volunteer at. 💙❤💙 #HaveCourageBeKind @sandrakelsey

LeahBergen Nice! 👏🏻👏🏻 2y
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BLYTHE44
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Modern Fantasy
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Ferdinand the bull is like none other in the pasture. At the very moment the men came to the pasture to find the fiercest bull they happen to see Ferdinand as he was being stung by a bee. What a great story to tell children you don‘t have to be like everybody else to be happy it‘s OK to be different than what people think you are.

http://illustrationchronicles.com/A-Subversive-Bull-Robert-Lawson

jhudson I just bought this book. I'm so excited for the movie. I absolutely LOVE the story of Ferdinand. I'm so happy he doesn't fit the stereotype nor does he follow the crowd. Great addition to any class library. 2y
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Brittanyradzak
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The Story of Ferdinand is a F RA picture book written by Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson. This is a book about a bull named Ferdinand, who would rather sit and smell the flowers than fight like everyone else. I would use UDL principle 9.3 to develop self-assessment and reflection. I would also use ESOL strategy 2 to promote cooperation. I would discuss with the students if you would be like Ferdinand or the other bulls. #ucflae3414f17

Brittanyradzak https://tc2.ca/pdf/TheStoryofFerdinand.pdf this resource gives a lesson plan that focuses on background knowledge, jumping to conclusions, and synthesizing ideas. It gives students a chance to explain how a bull “should” be and how Ferdinand is. It also has the students gives advice for the 5 men who took Ferdinand to fight. 2y
MorganH This sounds like an adorable story for any classroom! 2y
emilykwilkins This seems like a great addition to any classroom library! 2y
CaseyL I love this story! They are turning it into a movie and I am so excited to see it! 2y
DrSpalding Sitting and smelling the roses sounds like a great idea! Maybe not for a bull… This was boosted recently in class. Good choice. 2y
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EricaG
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The Story of Ferdinand is a F book about a bull named Ferdinand, who would rather sit and smell flowers than fight, and would be perfect for a RA. Ferdinand's story can help teach students to be true to themselves, and that it's okay to be different. The book also uses some Spanish words which can be a great learning opportunity for all students to broaden their vocabulary. https://www.teachervision.com/story-ferdinand-activities

EricaG The website has flash cards to help students learn the Spanish words from the story. It also had an activity called Ferdinand's Happiness Pasture where students can draw pictures of what makes them happy on a paper flower and then glue in on a "pasture" to hang up. 2y
EricaG The flash cards can be used to meet UDL 2.4- promote understanding across languages and 3.1- supply background knowledge. And EL 20- list the most important words you plan to use and possibly EL 24- incorporate the culture and language of second language learners in the curriculum. #UCFLAE3414F17 2y
ashley.v I love this book. I like how it teaches kids to be true themselves and to appreciate the little things. 2y
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Juliemorell This looks like a great book, especially for EL of Hispanic heritage! The flower activity is adorable as well! I'll definitely have to read this one 2y
MorganH This book is so cute and its coming out in theaters soon! The flash cards idea is so cool! 2y
CaseyL I love the connection that this book has to EL 20 and how the website you linked supports the words that are used in the book. This has always been one of my favorite books and I'm so excited for the movie! The way that it encourages children to be themselves is amazing. 2y
DrSpalding I saw the poster at the movie theater! This book makes me think of the movie The Blind Side… Anyone else? Vocabulary is so important. Nice resource to assist students in understanding both English and Spanish words. 2y
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One of the first books I remember reading. I was delighted to see the trailer of the movie in the theater today. Told my grandson " we're going!"

Sace I don't even have a young child in my life, but I'm going! I had no idea! 2y
sisilia I love Ferdinand 😍 2y
tpixie So crazy! Just the other day I saw a photo that reminded me about Ferdinand and how he loovvved to smell the roses 🌹🌹🌹 !! And how I needed to remember to get Theo this book! 2y
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Sarahreadstoomuch
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Started w/baby gift. Then one for the boys. Then one to share w/husband. Next thing I know-my 2017 #bookbuyingban is history. 2 wks before ALA! I should feel guilty, right? #nope

BucklingBookshelves If you made it all the way til June, I say you did pretty good!! Way better than any attempt I've ever made :) 3y
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Vexingcircumstance
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Aaaand just for the hell of it, here is my daughter after the x-ray the GI sent her for. I handed her her T-Rex to distract her while the tech made sure she didn't need to take a 2nd x-ray. She did really well and the GI was nice and respectful of us. He said Parker looked healthy and didn't seem concerned with anything. Eased my anxiety a lot. #babiesoflitsy #litsykids #girlslikedinosaurstoo

BookDragonNotWorm I still love dinosaurs! Hope she feels better soon. 3y
Vexingcircumstance @BookDragonNotWorm she's fine. She has a neurological condition and food allergies and just has to go to a lot of specialists but she's actually doing really well and the GI said she looked healthy and we were doing well working around her issues and helping her adapt. :) (edited) 3y
BookDragonNotWorm That's great! Glad to hear she's well :) 3y
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Vexingcircumstance I get super anxious taking to her doctors because of some bad experiences in the past with a few of them. I was scared of the GI trying to push us to let them do a feeding tube (a previous neurologist was pushy about it because she's still drinking from a bottle and won't eat anything solid...even though she drinks her prescribed formula fine and 'it's the same thing she would get in a feeding tube) but he wasn't like that at all. Which was a huge 3y
Vexingcircumstance Relief for us. 3y
Cinfhen She's adorable, glad to hear all is well 💕💕 3y
Jinjer Awww if she's getting all the nutrition she needs let the poor child have her bottle! Some doctors...🙄 3y
Vexingcircumstance @Jinjer that's our point exactly. She has food anxiety due to allergies and some sensory issues with textures in her mouth. So anything not in her bottle gags her but she drinks the bottle fine. And is in OT and speech working on the food texture issues and we have been working on easing her anxiety. It just will take time. 3y
Vexingcircumstance But one doctor still thought it made more sense to put her through surgery and infection risk for a feeding tube. Honestly it would probably be easier on us in some ways if she did have one but definitely not best for her. 3y
Jinjer I've worked with enough doctors to know they get paid for doing all these extra, unnecessary procedures. Got away with doing one on my poor 89-yo mother. Your sweet baby will give up the bottle when she's ready!!!! 😡 3y
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Vexingcircumstance
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My daughter had a GI appointment today. The pediatric specialty clinic always gives a book for each visit. So, she got a new book. I picked out this one. She has lots of baby books. I figured a beginner reader was a better addition to her library. The illustrations are black and white which is a favorite of mine. #booksforkids #blackandwhite #freebooks

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BookishMarginalia
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This is a terrific list of kids' books for tough times: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/books-to-help-children-find-h...

Rose1 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 3y
JoRead Great post! 3y
JanuarieTimewalker13 Thank you for posting! Just sent link to a friend! 3y
kspenmoll Thx!!! 3y
Graciouswarriorprincess Thank you for sharing. 3y
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HeatherBookNerd
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Thinking of my #favoritechildrensbook, The Story of Ferdinand is definitely way up there. Gotta love a peace-loving, flower-smelling bull. #riotgram @bookriot

RanaElizabeth Love Ferdinand, not least because that bright red cover has always stuck with me. 3y
DGRachel I didn't know this was a book. I remember watching the Disney animated short in elementary school and loving it. 3y
HippieChickHomeschool I've wanted a Ferdinand tattoo for years! 3y
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Mindyrecycles
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@beagle.mama Here's the Ferdinand tattoo. 🙂 It's hard to see but he's sniffing a butterfly on a flower.

#riotgrams #BookishTattoos

LeslieO Ferdinand! That's classic! 3y
beagle.mama Love it so much! 💙Ferdinand 💙 3y
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Julsmarshall
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One of favorites my childhood! This is the well worn copy I shared with my kids 😄 I also gave several for Christmas this year. #seasonsreadings2016 #bookwithpictures @RealLifeReading

akfreeborn My favorite too! 3y
SusanInTiburon Oh, Ferdinand. ❤️ 3y
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CaitMobley
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Landon is doing a bit of reading with me this morning. I'm working on finishing up Siracusa.

scripturient Cute! 😍 3y
LibrarianJen Adorable!!!❤️ 3y
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GatheringBooks
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I swear these places just manage to find me everywhere I go. Desperate Literature. Book hunting in Madrid.

Sue What a beautiful spot!! 4y
GatheringBooks i agree! it truly is. quite special. 4y
Booksnob I love Madrid. Have you gone to Toledo yet?? 4y
GatheringBooks @Booksnob we booked a half day tour to Toledo tomorrow. Very excited about it. :) What bookish things should we look out for? 4y
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