The Story of Ferdinand is set in Spain. An international tale: the first clue that it will be worth a read...or 25 in our case.
Ferdinand is a bull. Not just any old bull, a bull that loves the finer things in life. His favorite pasttime? Smelling the roses...really.
While his buddies butt heads and snort and pant in the fields - showing their bull-ness - Ferdinand is content to lounge under a tree and relax.
He is taken to Madrid to be in a bull fight...the last thing a peace-lover like Ferdinand should be doing. How does he get in this situation? By a strange twist of fate. Read it to your little ones to find out.