The Return of Freddy Legrand by Jon Agee

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After ending his epic transatlantic flight in the French countryside rather than in Paris, pioneer aviator Freddy LeGrand is rescued by two farmers and sets out for Paris on a bicycle to receive his hero's welcome.
 

About Jon Agee

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Jon Agee is the author/illustrator of a dozen celebrated picture books, including The Retired Kid, Nothing, Milo's Hat Trick, and Terrific (all ALA Notables), along with seven popular books of wordplay, among them, Smart Feller, Fart Smeller. Said Booklist: "In the Olympics of verbal gymnastics, Agee takes the gold.
 
Published October 1, 1992 by Farrar Straus & Giroux (J). 1 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Computers & Technology, Science & Math.

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When Freddy's biplane, the Golden Gull, lands through the roof of a French barn after flying the Atlantic, farmers Sophie and Albert take an immediate interest in aeronautics.

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PW's starred review praised the ``dramatic flair'' and ``effervescent spirit'' of this inventive tale about a French aviator with nine lives.

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