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Freddy the Pig Series

The series details the adventures of the Bean farm animals and their wild friends, usually instigated by Freddy the pig poet and entrepreneur.


Books in the Freddy the Pig series:

To and Again (1927)

In this, their first adventure, the animals of the Bean farm, Freddy, Charles, Jinx, Hank, Mrs.Wiggins, and the rest go to Florida for the winter. Later republished as Freddy Goes to Florida and re-illustrated by Kurt Wiese.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Adolfo Best-Maugard

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More To and Again (1930)

Freddy organizes a tour to visit Santa Claus at the North Pole and many adventures ensue, including the rescue of two children by the Bean farm animals and their friends.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy the Detective (1932)

Freddy discovers a talent for detective work and is soon on the case of the missing toy train.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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The Story of Freginald (1936)

Freginald joins the Boomschmidt Circus and meets fellow poet Freddy the pig. Together they solve a mystery and save the Circus.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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The Clockwork Twin (1937)

Uncle Ben builds a clockwork boy so Adoniram will have a playmate, but Freddy discovers a real twin.

1938

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Kurt Wiese
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Wiggins for President (1939)

The Bean farm animals found the first animal republic and Mrs. Wiggins runs for president. In the meantime Freddy is founding the First Animal Bank of Centerboro. Later published as Freddy the Politician.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy’s Cousin Weedly (1940)

Cousin Weedly is terribly shy, so Freddy and Jinx take him to the Bean farm to cure him. Meanwhile the Beans are touring Europe but Aunt Effie arrives to claim her silver teapot.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy and the Ignormus (1941)

No one has ever seen it, but everyone knows and fears the Ignormus living in the big woods. When things start to go missing from the Bean farm, Freddy finds the trail leads to an abandoned house - and the Ignormus.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy and the Perilous Adventure (1942)

Emma and Alice the ducks accept Freddy’s invitation to a balloon ascension and find themselves drifting off over the countryside.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy and the Bean Home News (1943)

Freddy starts the animals’ own newspaper The Bean Home News and gets involved in the notorious affair of the cast iron deer.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy and Mr. Camphor (1944)

Freddy is looking forward to a relaxing summer staying in a houseboat while he watches Mr. Camphor’s estate, when his old adversary Simon the rat shows up.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy and the Popinjay (1945)

Freddy and his friends are kept busy around the farm in this volume of the Bean farm animals saga.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy the Pied Piper (1946)

When Mr. Boomschmidt’s circus falls on hard times, Freddy and his friends rally around so the show can go on.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy the Magician (1947)

Freddy, that multi-talented pig, takes up stage magic and prestidigitation.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy Goes Camping (1948)

Mr. Camphor is having aunt problems and calls on Freddy for help.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy the Politician (1948)

The Bean farm animals found the first animal republic and Mrs. Wiggins runs for president. In the meantime Freddy is founding the First Animal Bank of Centerboro. Originally published as Wiggins for President.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy Goes to Florida (1949)

In this, their first adventure, the animals of the Bean farm, Freddy, Charles, Jinx, Hank, Mrs. Wiggins and the rest travel to Florida for the winter. Originally published as To and Again.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy Plays Football (1949)

Freddy goes to high school so he can play on the football team. Back at the farm he investigates Aaron Doty who claims to be Mrs. Bean’s brother.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy the Cowboy (1950)

Freddy buys Cy, a buckskin bronco, and is soon spending his days in the saddle, when not worrying about the Horrible Ten and fighting off dude ranch bank robbers.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Freddy Goes to the North Pole (1951)

Freddy and his friends start a successful animal tourism business but run into trouble on a trip to the North Pole to see Santa Claus, rescuing two children on the way. This book was originally published under the title More to and Again.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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