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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
Angry Waters 2
Angry Waters 2 (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525257141
ISBN-10: 0525257144
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult

Angry Waters
Angry Waters [Armada S] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780006905943
ISBN-10: 0006905943

Bear of Friday Creek
Bear of Friday Creek (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780460058339
ISBN-10: 0460058339

Canyon Winter
Canyon Winter (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140368567
ISBN-10: 0140368566
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Death Walk
Death Walk [The Walt Morey Adventure Library] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780936085555
ISBN-10: 093608555X
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult

Deep Trouble
Deep Trouble (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780460058469
ISBN-10: 0460058460

Gentle Ben
Gentle Ben [Puffin Modern Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780142405512
ISBN-10: 0142405515
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.

Gloomy Gus
Gloomy Gus (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780936085173
ISBN-10: 0936085177
Genre: Children's Books

Gloomy Gus 2
Gloomy Gus 2 (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525307143
ISBN-10: 0525307141
Genre: Children's Books

Hero (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780140377934
ISBN-10: 014037793X

Home Is the North
Home Is the North (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525321057
ISBN-10: 0525321055
Genre: Children's Books

Kavik the Wolf Dog
Kavik the Wolf Dog (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140384239
ISBN-10: 0140384235
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

Kavik the Wolf Dog
Kavik the Wolf Dog (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780590441131
ISBN-10: 0590441132
Genre: Children's Books

The Lemon Meringue Dog
The Lemon Meringue Dog (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780525334552
ISBN-10: 0525334556
Genre: Children's Books

North to danger
North to Danger (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780870041358
ISBN-10: 0870041355
Genres: History, Travel

Operation Blue Bear 2
Operation Blue Bear 2 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780525364450
ISBN-10: 0525364455
Genres: Children's Books, Science & Math

Run Far Run Fast
Run Far Run Fast (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780380433568
ISBN-10: 0380433567
Genre: Children's Books

Run Far Run Fast 2
Run Far Run Fast 2 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780525387282
ISBN-10: 0525387285
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult

Run Far Run Fast
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.

Runaway Stallion
Runaway Stallion (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780525387381
ISBN-10: 0525387382
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult

Sandy and the Rock Star
Sandy and the Rock Star (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780590302692
ISBN-10: 0590302698
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.