SEA PUP by Archie Binns


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Archie Binns has a record of warm family and sea stories, for adults and children as well, and now combines both elements in an ingenuous account of a Puget Sound boy and a Puget Sound seal. When on a day's outing in his sailboat, 13 year old Clint, a truck logger's son, finds an orphaned baby seal, his delight matches a growing anticipation that lasts all the way through Buster's tragi-comic upbringing at home. Finally Buster's antics and innate sealhood force Clint, now old enough to realize he'll be happier at the zoo, to give him away. Not another Yearling, but in its own heartfelt way, good reading.

Pub Date: April 7th, 1954
Publisher: Little, Brown