The Freddy Anniversary Collection: Freddy Goes to Florida/Freddy Goes to the North Pole/Freddy the Detective

Walter R. Brooks, Author, Kurt Wiese, Illustrator, Michael Cart, Introduction by Overlook Press $35 (432p) ISBN 978-1-58567-346-9
The kickoff trio of books by Walter L. Brooks unite in one weighty volume, covered in a porcine pink dust jacket: The Freddy Anniversary Collection, illus. by Kurt Wiese. These first three books in the 26-book series published between 1927 and 1958 preserve Wiese's original line drawings throughout, which plays up the vintage look: Freddy Goes to Florida (originally published as To and Again); Freddy Goes to the North Pole (n e More To and Again); and Freddy the Detective. The embossed cover features insets of Wiese's original jacket art.
Reviewed on: 10/07/2002
Release date: 10/01/2002
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