While clever Freddy the pig tries to find out if Mrs. Bean's long-lost brother is really who he claims to be, he also attends high school so that he will be eligible to play in the big football game between Centerboro and Tushville.
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.