A painfully shy young boy befriends a homeless baby ferret and gets as much comfort as he gives.
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Zucchini knows there's more to life than his cage at the zoo...
Zucchini feels trapped. With a tip from a fellow rodent, the brave young black-footed ferret escapes from the zoo in a subway and a crosstown bus. But freedom doesn't mean very much without someone to share it with. That's when Zucchini meets Billy, a ten-year-old boy with the kindest eyes Zucchini's ever seen. Billy loves Zucchini too, but he's very shy about saying so. Will Billy's shyness ruin the best friendship either of them has ever had?About the Author:
Author, playwright, and actor Barbara Dana spent over a decade researching Emily Dickinson for this book. Her award-winning books for children include Zucchini and Young Joan, a novel based on the girlhood of Joan of Arc. She is also the coeditor of Wider Than the Sky: Essays and Meditations on the Healing Power of Emily Dickinson for adults. Ms. Dana has three grown sons. She lives in South Salem, New York, with her yellow lab, Riley.
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110060213949
Book Description Harper & Row, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060213949