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Freddy the Cowboy

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Originally published between 1927 and 1958, the 26 classic books about Freddy the Pig are now going on to delight a sixth generation of children. These beloved classics are available now for the first time as Overlook paperbacks: Freddy the Pig, the “Renaissance Pig” (The New York Times Book Review) of Bean Farm, is back to thrill his fans of all ages in facsimile editions of these all-American children’s classics.
In Freddy the Cowboy, Mr. Flint, the owner of a nearby dude ...
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Overview


Originally published between 1927 and 1958, the 26 classic books about Freddy the Pig are now going on to delight a sixth generation of children. These beloved classics are available now for the first time as Overlook paperbacks: Freddy the Pig, the “Renaissance Pig” (The New York Times Book Review) of Bean Farm, is back to thrill his fans of all ages in facsimile editions of these all-American children’s classics.
In Freddy the Cowboy, Mr. Flint, the owner of a nearby dude ranch, is planning to rob the First Animal Bank and it's up to Freddy to save the day! When Freddy ruins his plans, Flint vows revenge. Together with his faithful friends, Freddy faces off against his enemy in a series of confrontations. The rivalry leads up to a dramatic shootout in the cosmetic department of the Busy Bee and a humorous fate for the troublesome Mr. Flint. The Wild West was never like this!

Freddy the pig buys a horse and inadvertently makes an enemy of a vicious, unscrupulous cowboy with designs on the First Animals' Bank and on Freddy's life.

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Editorial Reviews

New York Times Book Review
The American version of the great English classics,such as the Pooh books or The Wind in the Willows.
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. . .
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781468308303
  • Publisher: Overlook Juvenile
  • Publication date: 4/3/2014
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 395,480
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2008

    One of Brooks Best!

    This one along with Freddy Goes Camping are two of Walter Brooks BEST! The addition of Cy, Freddys' western pony who appears in other great stories is a wonderful dimension to Freddys' adventures. Cal Flint is one of Brooks most detestable villians. Freddys western ' drawl ' and his unique way of enlisting the Bean mice Eek,Quik,Eeny and Cousin Augustus to help him,all add up to non-stop action,excitement and adventure! A treasure!

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