The year 2002 marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the first appearance of Freddy the Pig-that illustrious barnyard character called "that charming ingenious pig" by "The New York Times." Walter Brooks's Freddy the Pig first appeared in print in 1927, in "To andAgain" (later published as "Freddy Goes to Florida"). Devotees and acclaimsoon followed, as did the winning relationship between Brooks and illustrator Kurt Wiese. The result was twenty-six Freddy books in all, each accompanied by Wiese's vibrant and comic ...

The Art of Freddy 2002, Overlook Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781585673155