Freddy and the Popinjay - eBook
Illustrated By: Kurt Wiese
Freddy and the Popinjay - eBook  -     By: Walter R. Brooks
    Illustrated By: Kurt Wiese
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Freddy and the Popinjay - eBook

Illustrated By: Kurt Wiese
Overlook Press / 2014 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Overlook Press
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9781497692190
ISBN-13: 9781497692190
Ages: 9-12
Series: Freddy the Pig

Publisher's Description

Published over a 40 year period, the 26 classic books about Freddy the Pig have delighted five generations of children, and they are now going on to delight a sixth generation.

When J.J. Pomeroy, the robin, almost pulled off Freddy’s tail, thinking it was a worm, Freddy decided to transform the robin into a popinjay. This starts a series of transformations—some of which may be a big mistake.

Author Bio

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.

Editorial Reviews

"Freddy’s readers have called him a porcine prince . . . Walter R. Brooks’s gentle genius shines even brighter." —Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times

"At my funeral, in lieu of flowers, I’d prefer that people give money to the Friends of Freddy fan club." —Deirdre Donahue, USA Today

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

"Freddy’s fame is growing—just not on his home turf. With that in mind, we suggest you find one of the books. After a few pages, guaranteed, you’ll be proud he’s our pig." —The Post-Standard (Syracuse)

"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

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