Freddy & Simon the Dictator
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Freddy & Simon the Dictator

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Warnings had been printed in the "Bean Home News" and the "Centerboro Guardian," but nobody paid much attention to them. An animal revolt? "Preposterous!" said the Beans and all the other humans. But it's true-and the outrages begin: cars are stopped and overturned all over the county, farmers starting out to do their morning chores are driven back into the house, and the cows refuse to come in at milking time. In Centerboro, cats are insolent to their mistresses and horses go out of their way to insult people on the street.Simon the rat is determined to turn the farm into a dictatorship and Mr. Camphor has been persuaded (much against his better judgment) to run for governor of New York State. Herb Garble shows up, Jinx defects to the enemy (or does he?), and Freddy-that inimitable pig!-goes to work as the political boss of Otesaraga County.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 244 pages
  • 129.54 x 198.12 x 25.4mm | 362.87g
  • Macmillan Computer Publishing (a Pearson Education company)
  • Que
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 1585673595
  • 9781585673599

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"Freddy the Pig 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 Reviewshow more

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 of 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

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129 ratings
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