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Walter (Walt) Morey (February 3, 1907 in Hoquiam, Washington, USA — January 12, 1992 in Wilsonville, Oregon), was an award-winning author of numerous works of children's fiction, set in the U.S. Pacific Northwest and Alaska, the places where Morey lived for all of his life. His book Gentle Ben was the basis for the movie and television show of the same name.

he wrotea total of 17 published books most of which involve as a central plot element the relationship between man and animals. Many of his works involve survival stories, or people going into the wild to "discover" themselves; redemption through nature is a common theme of Morey's works.

He began going to school in 1912, in Jasper, Oregon. He was never very keen on school. In 1934 he began working in a veneer plant, making brushes in a paintbrush factory and doing work in the woods. July 8, 1934, he married his first wife, Rosalind Ogden, in Portland, Oregon. Rosalind died February 28, 1977. On June 26, 1978 he married Peggy Kilburn.

Early in his writing career, he also published numerous short pulp fiction stories. For much of his life, he was a boxer and diver, in addition to being a writer.

Morey has won the following awards:
  • Dutton Junior Animal Book Award for Gentle Ben and Kavik the Wolf Dog
  • Sequoia Book Award,
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award.
  • The Monique Alexis Hoswoot Award.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award

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Total Books: 72
Year of the Black Pony
2006 - Year of the Black Pony [Living History Library] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781932350081
ISBN-10: 193235008X
Genre: Children's Books
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Gentle Ben
2006 - Gentle Ben [Puffin Modern Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780142405512
ISBN-10: 0142405515
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 6

Gloomy Gus
2000 - Gloomy Gus [Walt Morey Adventure Library] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780936085463
ISBN-10: 0936085460
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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Kavik the Wolf Dog
1999 - Kavik the Wolf Dog (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780613026314
ISBN-10: 0613026314
Genre: Children's Books
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Home Is the North
1999 - Home Is the North (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780613127400
ISBN-10: 0613127404
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Death Walk
1999 - Death Walk [Walt Morey Adventure Library] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780785710776
ISBN-10: 0785710779
Genre: Children's Books
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1996 - Hero (Paperback)Paperback
Hero
1995 - Hero (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780140377934
ISBN-10: 014037793X
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Kavik the Wolf Dog
1989 - Kavik the Wolf Dog (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780590441131
ISBN-10: 0590441132
Genre: Children's Books
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Scrub Dog of Alaska
1988 - Scrub Dog of Alaska (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780936085135
ISBN-10: 0936085134
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Run Far Run Fast
1988 - Run Far Run Fast [Walt Morey Adventure Library] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780936085166
ISBN-10: 0936085169
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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The Lemon Meringue Dog
1980 - The Lemon Meringue Dog (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780525334552
ISBN-10: 0525334556
Genre: Children's Books
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Sandy and the Rock Star
1979 - Sandy and the Rock Star (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780590302692
ISBN-10: 0590302698
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Sandy and the Rock Star 9
1979 - Sandy and the Rock Star 9 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780525387855
ISBN-10: 0525387854
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The Year of the Black Pony
1976 - The Year of the Black Pony (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525434559
ISBN-10: 0525434550
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Operation Blue Bear 2
1975 - Operation Blue Bear 2 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780525364450
ISBN-10: 0525364455
Genres: Children's Books, Science & Math
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Run Far Run Fast 2
1974 - Run Far Run Fast 2 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780525387282
ISBN-10: 0525387285
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Runaway Stallion
1973 - Runaway Stallion (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780525387381
ISBN-10: 0525387382
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Canyon Winter
1972 - Canyon Winter (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525274100
ISBN-10: 0525274103
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Deep Trouble
1972 - Deep Trouble (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780460058469
ISBN-10: 0460058460
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Bear of Friday Creek
1972 - Bear of Friday Creek (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780460058339
ISBN-10: 0460058339
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Gloomy Gus 2
1970 - Gloomy Gus 2 (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525307143
ISBN-10: 0525307141
Genre: Children's Books
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1970 - Angry Waters [Signal Books] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover