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THE STORY OF FERDINAND

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Brian Amador, Angel Pineda

Children Ages 4-6 • 19 mins. • Unabridged • © 1936

With a gentle Spanish accent and leisurely pacing, narrator Brian Amador lends just the right ambiance to the classic tale of Ferdinand, the young bull who has absolutely no interest in bullfighting. Just as Ferdinand moves at an unhurried pace, so, too, does Amador. Phrases are drawn out, and long pauses are offered between moments in the story, which are perfect for reflecting or for poring over the illustrations, should the book be at hand. The names of the bullfighters--picadores, banderilleros, and matador--roll off Amador's tongue. Angel Pineda narrates additional words from the book's artwork, and the production includes background sounds such as the lowing of animals and the humming of insects. Even when one already knows what happens when the bee stings, listening to this recording is a pleasure. A.R. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2017]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Listening Library • 2016

DD ISBN 9781524756802 $5.00

 

Library Ed. • Listening Library • 2016

DD ISBN 9781524777197 $22.00

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