Freddy and the Men from Mars

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In Freddy and the Men From Mars, the trouble starts when a newspaper reports that six little creatures, believed to be the only Martians ever to have visited Earth, have been captured single-handedly by Mr. Herbert Garble. This news wouldn't have disturbed Freddy and the other barn animals had not the paper further stated that their friend Mr. Boomschmidt had invited Mr. G. and his men from Mars to join Boomschmidt's Stupendous and Unexcelled Circus. Freddy, ever ready to maintain his reputation as a detective, ...

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In Freddy and the Men From Mars, the trouble starts when a newspaper reports that six little creatures, believed to be the only Martians ever to have visited Earth, have been captured single-handedly by Mr. Herbert Garble. This news wouldn't have disturbed Freddy and the other barn animals had not the paper further stated that their friend Mr. Boomschmidt had invited Mr. G. and his men from Mars to join Boomschmidt's Stupendous and Unexcelled Circus. Freddy, ever ready to maintain his reputation as a detective, immediately suspects a hoax, and quickly sets out to expose it. How he manages to do so, with the help of Jinx, the Horrible Ten, and several other familiar allies-and a band of real Martians who turn up just in the nick of time-makes for one of the most hilarious of all the Freddy tales, a story that is simply out of this world!

"Freddy is simply one of the greatest characters in children's literature!" (School Library Journal)

Freddy the Pig's sleuthing skills are put to the test by conniving rats and a band of animals masquerading as Martians.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
When it comes to pigs,today's children may be more familiar with Wilbur and Babe,but it is time they made room in their hearts for Freddy.
Los Angeles Times
There's a richness to the world of Bean Farm and a strong moral code that is timeless. . .
New York Times Book Review
The American version of the great English classics,such as the Pooh books or The Wind in the Willows.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590206959
  • Publisher: Overlook Press, The
  • Publication date: 11/23/2011
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 836,795
  • Product dimensions: 7.78 (w) x 5.08 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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  • Posted July 1, 2014

    Lovely...! beautiful.....!.... Just enjoy it.....!

    Lovely...! beautiful.....!.... Just enjoy it.....!

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