This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Walter R. Brooks (1886-1958)
|Title:||Freddy and the Popinjay (Freddy the Pig #12)|
|Author:||Brooks, Walter Rollin|
|Publisher:||Alfred A. Knopf Inc.|
|Tags:||adventure, animals, children, fiction|
|Description:||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. [Suggest a different description.]|
|Comments:||Freddy the Pig #12|
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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