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Freddy Goes to Florida

Walter R. Brooks

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ISBN 13: 978-1-59020-741-3
Trim Size: 5 x 7.75
paperback
Overlook
02/16/12

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First published between 1927 and 1958, the 26 classic books about Freddy the Pig have delighted five generations of children and are now going on to delight a sixth. They are available for the first time as Overlook paperbacks.

Walter R. Brooks introduced Freddy the Pig in Freddy Goes to Florida. Freddy and his friends from Bean Farm migrate south for the winter, with every mile of the way a terrific adventure complete with bumbling robbers and a nasty bunch of alligators. This is vintage Freddy and the whole ensemble cast at their charming best.

"Freddy's readers have called him a porcine prince…Walter R. Brook's gentle genius shines even brighter." --Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times

"Freddy is blessed with courage, wit, agility and a Sherlock Holmes-like capacity for detective work." --Newsday

"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



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 Mr. Ed the Talking Horse.

KURT WIESE (1887-1974) illustrated over 300 children's books and wrote and illustrated another 20 books. He received two Newbury Awards and two Caldecott Honor Book Awards.

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