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Book details
  • Genre:SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SubGenre:Golf
  • Language:English
  • Pages:64
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543977776

The Dolphin Who Loves Golfin'

by Pete Shoemaker View author's profile page

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Overview
The Dolphin Who Loves Golfin' is a poetry-picture book for young children. Its central character, Don the Dolphin, has universal appeal, and its captivating story line has a delightful surprise ending. It is heartwarming, charming, and joyful. It is the perfect book for golfers to share their love of the game with the next generation.
Description

The Dolphin Who Loves Golfin' is the story of Don the Dolphin, who lives in Monterey Bay and wants more than anything to perform for boat tours, like his older brothers and sisters. But being the youngest and smallest, he needs to overcome his self-doubt and fear of failure, which he does as he truly "flips for joy".  Then, in a wonderful stroke of fortune, he finds himself at the 18th hole of Pebble Beach on the final round of the U.S. Open and…something amazing happens!  Don becomes a star and learns a most valuable lesson: "Start with your heart and your joy will lead the way."  Come share this inspiring story and your love of golf with your children and grandchildren.

About the author

Pete Shoemaker (writer) Pete Shoemaker, along with his golf-professional brother Fred, co-authored the highly-successful book Extraordinary Golf: The Art of the Possible (Putnam, 1996).  Pete has also composed and produced a companion song album entitled Extraordinary Golf (ExtraordinaryGolfAlbum.com).

He is a lifelong golfer who, like most fathers, loved reading to his children as they grew up.  The Dolphin Who Loves Golfin' is the perfect such book, with a message of joy and love of the game that will touch everyone's heart.  Pete lives in Pacifica, California, with his wife Gail.

Karen Donovan Matchette (Illustrator) has worked as a cartoonist for popular syndicated strips such as "Dennis the Menace", "For Better or Worse", "The Flintstones" and "Scooby Doo".  Currently she is a Roycroft Artisan specilizing in pen & ink drawings of homes.  Contact her at kdmdrawings@gmail.com.

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