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Freddy the Pilot (Freddy the Pig #19)

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The Freddy books are "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
Freddy the Pig, famous detective of Bean Farm, has his hands full. The comic book tycoon (and evil mastermind) Watson P. Condiment is trying to kidnap Mademoiselle Rose, the prize performer from Mr. Boomschmidt's circ
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by Puffin Books (first published September 1st 1900)
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I read these books as a kid and they were old then. They still are absolutely delightful. Freddy is a pig who can talk and is a detective. He and Mrs. Wiggins, a cow, solve mysteries. Each character is beautifully drawn with lots of humor. Freddy tries his best, usually blows it to some degree, then manages to save the day. In this one, the zoo might close down if the animal back rider won't agree to marry someone she isn't interested in. All the talking animals try to help out. What will Freddy ...more
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I liked it because a pig flew a plane
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I liked it. It's about Freddy and he learns how to fly to chase a guy who's been dropping sacks of flour on the circus to make it so Mr. Boomschmitt runs out of money.
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Walter R. Brooks (January 9, 1886 –
August 17, 1958) was an American writer best remembered for his short stories and children's books, particularly those about Freddy the Pig and other anthropomorphic animal inhabitants of the "Bean farm" in upstate New York.

Born in Rome, New York, Brooks attended college at the University of Rochester and subsequently studied homeopathic medicine in New York City
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“Oh, folderol and fiddlesticks!” said Mrs. Wiggins. “You’ve done plenty. Now let’s have your ideas.” Freddy” 1 likes
“Mrs. Wiggins was talking with Mademoiselle Rose, and when Freddy came up she turned to him. “My land, Freddy,” she said. “I can’t do a thing with this girl. You talk to her, will you?” 0 likes
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