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Munro Leaf

Born: Dec 4, 1905

Death: Dec 21, 1976

Birthplace: Hamilton

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Munro Leaf

Date of Birth : Dec 4, 1905
Date of Death : Dec 21, 1976
Birth Place : Hamilton

Wilbur Monroe Leaf, was an American author of children's literature who wrote and illustrated nearly 40 books during his 40-year career. He is best known for The Story of Ferdinand, a children's classic which he wrote on a yellow legal-length pad in less than an hour. Labeled as subversive, it stirred an international controversy.


  • Writer

Also known as

  • Wilbur Monroe Leaf
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