This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Walter R. Brooks (1886-1958)
|Title:||Freddy the Detective (Freddy the Pig #3)|
|Author:||Brooks, Walter Rollin|
|Publisher:||Alfred A. Knopf Inc.|
|Tags:||adventure, animals, children, fiction|
|Description:||The delightful detective story about the beloved animal characters on Mr. Bean's farm, whose adventures have entertained so many children. Freddy the Pig has been reading Sherlock Holmes and knows that he, too, can apply his brain to solving mysteries. beginning with Farmer Bean's son's loss of a toy train Freddy becomes very efficient in the apprehension of criminals. In the end he not only solves the case of the murdered crow, but successfully acts as defense attorney for the falsely accused Jinx the cat. How often did Sherlock do that? [Suggest a different description.]|
|Comments:||Freddy the Pig #3|
Author Bio for Brooks, Walter Rollin
Walter Rollin Brooks (January 9, 1886 - August 17, 1958) is an author best know for his children's books about Freddy The Pig. Possibly the world's most famous pig, Freddy is the central character is all the books, where he can seemingly take on any vocation. Brooks also created a set of short stories about a talking horse, which became the basis for the television show Mister Ed.
The Freddy books were illustrated by Kurt Wiese (1887-1974). Unfortunately, we are unable to bring you the many illustrations found in these books, as they are still under copyright. However, the books can be found in many libraries, and are still in print by The Overlook Press.
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