The baseball player and the walrus

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Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA),
Pub. Date:
[2015]
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English
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AD: Adult Directed 610L
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A sweet and poignant story of friendship, from acclaimed short-story writer Ben Loory The baseball player has it all-money, fame, and success.a But something is missing.a He doesn't know what it is until he goes to the zoo and sees a walrus.a What a splendid creature!a Surely it could bring joy to his life.a With happiness just a walrus away, the baseball player sets out to create the perfect enclosure for his new friend.a He's even willing to give up his job to be with the walrus.a But without a job, he won't be able to afford his new friend's care and keeping.a And without the walrus, he won't be able to smile.a Luckily, there's a compromise to be had and a walrus just waiting to be reunited with his resourceful friend.
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9780803739512
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AD: Adult Directed 610L
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subject_facetBaseball players -- Fiction
Baseball players -- Juvenile fiction
Human-animal relationships -- Fiction
Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile fiction
Walrus -- Fiction
Walrus -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayThe baseball player and the walrus
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Human-animal relationships
Walrus