Munro Leaf (1905–1976)

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William Munro Leaf was the author of some thirty popular books for children. During his lifetime, "The Story of Ferdinand" (1936), his tale about a Spanish bull who would rather smell flowers than fight in the ring, was translated into over sixty languages, including Twl, Ga, Fanti and Ewe in Africa. Leaf received his master's degree at Harvard ... See full bio »

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Ferdinand Writer


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 2017 Ferdinand (based upon the book "The Story of Ferdinand" by)
 1942 A Child Went Forth (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1938 Ferdinand the Bull (Short) (story)

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