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The Clockwork Twin 

The Clockwork Twin (1937)
(The fifth book in the Freddy series)
A novel by Walter R Brooks

 
Adults, children, and reviewers have embraced the stouthearted Freddy the Pig since he and his Bean Farm chums first appeared in 1927. The Overlook reissues of this classic series-with more than 150,000 hardcover copies sold-have brought these timeless adventures to a whole new generation eager for a good time and a good laugh. As a recent USA Today feature about the Freddy phenomenon noted, the Freddy books brilliantly illustrate the cardinal virtues: "fair play and a good sense of humor."

In The Clockwork Twin, Freddy reprises his most famous role-as detective!-and Walter Brooks's talking animals rollick through amazing adventures. They talk, dance, sing, joke, and work out intricate problems. When a mechanical double is rigged up by Mr. Bean's brother, Uncle Ben (who is an eccentric inventor), as a friend and playmate for the Beans' adopted boy, Adoniram, a comedy of errors ensues. The Bean Farm animals then decide to look for Adoniram's real-life brother-it's a job for Freddy the detective.

Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.

 
Used availability for Walter R Brooks's The Clockwork Twin


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Hardback Editions

February 2003 : Hardback
Title: The Clockwork Twin (Freddy Books)
Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
ISBN: 1585673587 / 9781585673582 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook Juvenile
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon   

Paperback Editions

April 2013 : Paperback
Title: The Clockwork Twin (Freddy the Pig)
Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
ISBN: 146830349X / 9781468303490
Publisher: Overlook Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

 


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