The Boy and the Walrus by Felicity Nisbet
Approx. 26,550 words.
Published on June 19, 2010 by
The Fiction Works.
Daniel Marsh spends a frigid night with a walrus calf stranded on the coast near his Alaskan home. After seeing her safely to a zoo, he devotes himself to visiting and communicating with his fragile animal friend. They share a special link no one else seems to appreciate. Cover by Jeff Meyers.