Freddy and the Pilot

Freddy and the Pilot

by Walter R. Brooks, Kurt Wiese
     
 
Freddy the Pig, famous detective of Bean Farm, has his hands full. The comic book tycoon (and evil mastermind) Watson P. Condiment is trying to kidnap Mademoiselle Rose, the prize performer from Mr. Boomschmidt's circus. Freddy goes to great heights in his brand-new airplane to foil Condiment's flying henchmen and save Mr. Boomschmidt from financial ruin. But will

Overview

Freddy the Pig, famous detective of Bean Farm, has his hands full. The comic book tycoon (and evil mastermind) Watson P. Condiment is trying to kidnap Mademoiselle Rose, the prize performer from Mr. Boomschmidt's circus. Freddy goes to great heights in his brand-new airplane to foil Condiment's flying henchmen and save Mr. Boomschmidt from financial ruin. But will he be able to come to the rescue without crashing into the north fence?

The Freddy books are "the American version of the great English classics, such as the Pooh books or The Wind in the Willows." (The New York Times Book Review)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879519414
Publisher:
The Overlook Press
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 8.05(h) x 0.98(d)
Age Range:
9 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Walter R. Brooks (1886-1958) is the beloved author of 26 books about Freddy the Pig. He edited for magazines, including The New Yorker. In addition to the Freddy books, Brooks created the character of Mr. Ed the Talking Horse.

Kurt Wiese (1887-1974) illustrated over 300 children’s book and wrote and illustrated another 20 books. He received two Newbery Awards and two Caldecott Honor Book Awards.

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