Freddy and Mr. Camphor

Freddy and Mr. Camphor

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Freddy the Pig, the "Renaissance Pig" (The New York Times Book Review) of Bean Farm, is back to thrill his fans of all ages in facsimile editions of these all-American children's classics. In Freddy and Mr. Camphor, Freddy is in need of a change and finds an opportunity for one as a caretaker on Mr. Camphor's houseboat. Of course, things never go as Freddy expects and a series of strange, amusing, and sometimes alarming adventures ensue.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 244 pages
  • 134.1 x 204.7 x 24.1mm | 344.74g
  • Overlook Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1585670278
  • 9781585670277

About Walter R. Brooks

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 Newbery Awards and two Caldecott Honor Book Awards."show more

Review quote

"Freddy's readers have called him a porcine prince Walter R. Brook's gentle genius shines even brighter." --Nicholas Kristof, "The New York Times " "At my funeral, in lieu of flowers, I'd prefer that people give money to the Friends of Freddy fan club." --Deirdre Donahue, "USA Today" "Freddy is blessed with courage, wit, agility and a Sherlock Holmes-like capacity for detective work." --"Newsday""show more

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169 ratings
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4 37% (62)
3 20% (33)
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