Freddy Goes to the North Pole

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Audio (5 discs)
Product Number: C1868
Released: Jan 23, 2003
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ISBN: #9781402534256
Narrator/s: John McDonough
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Freddy is certainly an extraordinary pig by all accounts. Although he spends his time oversleeping and overeating just like a normal pig, he also finds the time to daydream, enterprise, and even write poetry! Always full of new ideas, he proposes that the animals of Bean Farm start a tour company. Promoting himself to president of Barnyard Tours, Inc., Freddy arranges an expedition to the frigid Arctic. Freddy, Jinx the cat, Eeny the mouse, Robert the dog, Charles the Rooster and a host of other animals travel all the way to the North Pole. Unfortunately, their plans freeze as they encounter a pack of polar problems--but at least they get to visit Santa Claus! Between 1926 and 1958, Walter R. Brooks wrote 26 books on the adventures of Freddy the Pig. Considered to be one of the greatest characters in American children's literature, Freddy still enjoys enormous popularity today, and his timeless tales are considered to be the American equivalents of the Pooh stories.

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Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Series: Freddy the Pig Series No: 2

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Freddy Goes to the North Pole
Product Number: BX00081199
Product Number:C1868
Product Number:Z14958

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Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Narrator(s): John McDonough
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Product Number Z14958
Released: Jan 15, 2019
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ISBN: #9781980024330
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Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
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Product Number EB00590854
Released: Dec 23, 2014
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Publisher: The Overlook Press
ISBN: #9781497692107

Professional reviews

"The adventure of this troupe of animals is every child's dream, while the intelligence of these anthropomorphized animals will appeal to most adults' sense of humor, as well. But the true gem of this audiobook is the wonderful narration by John McDonough. For the most part, Freddy is a charming story, although it drags in places. But McDonough brings both the barnyard and the trip to the Pole to life. He imbues each character with a total personality, not just a voice. A charming tale, superbly told. W.L.S. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine"

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