10 Gender-Bending Children's Books You'll Love

By: Daniel Villarreal
2.2.2013

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf (1936)

While some have derided this pre-Spanish Civil War book as an endorsement of pacifism, the story of a bull who prefers flowers to fighting still manages to charm with its illustrations and message (even if an actual bull would most likely get gored to death if it ever refused to fight in a bull ring in real life).

And did we mention that it was also turned into an Academy Award winning Disney cartoon?

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