Freddy takes to the air to save Mr. Boorschmidt's Stupendous and Unexcelled Circus from the malicious comic-book tycoon, Watson P. Condiment. Soaring through the clouds may be scary for some, but for Freddy it's all in a day's work as he takes on flying enemy henchmen, skunks, rabbits, and even the U.S. Army! Once again, Walter R. Brooks has created a sparkling and heartfelt adventure story that will delight grown-ups as well as children.
Walter R. Brooks (1886 1958) is the author of 26 books about Freddy the Pig. Born in upstate New York, he attended the University of Rochester before going on to work with the American Red Cross and editing 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.