Book jacket image for Walter Had a Best Friend by Deborah Underwood

Beach Lane

9781534477001

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Walter Had a Best Friend

When Walter’s best friend finds a new best friend, Walter’s world is transformed in this comforting, reassuring picture book.

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Review of ‘Walter Had a Best Friend’

This deceptively simple picture book explores the emotions we feel when friendships end. Deborah Underwood’s story focuses on Walter, a rodent-ish fellow with white fur, round ears and a long pink tail. Walter’s best friend is Xavier, a yellow duck-like creature whose feet and flat beak are green.