Books The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson Paperback, 32 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $3.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Story of FerdinandAuthorMunro Leaf and Robert Lawson Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary 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. Genres: Children's Books Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Story of Ferdinand Review NPR Books Summer Poll 2020: Kids' Books Welcome To Story Hour: 100 Favorite Books For Young Readers August 31, 2020 This year we had kids and caregivers in mind when we chose the genre for our summer poll. So here are 100 favorite kids' books, picked by readers and expert judges, to while away the hours at home.