Freddy and the Perilous Adventure (Paperback)
Overlook Press, 9781590207420, 245pp.
Publication Date: February 16, 2012
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Strange and exciting adventures await Freddy and the two friendly ducks, Emma and Alice, when they get a chance to ride in a balloon at the Fourth of July celebration. If they or any of the other animals of Bean Farm had known what was really in store for the brave participants in the Balloon Ascension, they might have stayed quietly at home, listening to Freddy's poetry or to the boastful crowing of Charles. Once again, Walter R. Brooks has created an amusing and heartfelt adventure story that will delight grown-ups as well as children.
About the Author
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.