This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Walter R. Brooks (1886-1958)
|Title:||Freddy and the Baseball Team from Mars (Freddy the Pig #23)|
|Publisher:||Alfred A. Knopf Inc.|
|Tags:||adventure, animals, fiction, juvenile|
Freddy and the Baseball Team from Mars (1955) is the 23rd book in the humorous children's series Freddy the Pig by American author Walter R. Brooks, illustrated by Kurt Wiese. Capitalizing on Martians' ability to pitch with any of four arms, Freddy creates a baseball team of Martians and circus animals to compete against neighboring towns. An old foe of Freddy's tries to rig the games. [Suggest a different description.]
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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