ďAn amazing friendship between boy and beastĒ
While visiting his grandparents on Balboa Island, Connor was pleased to learn that the island had a resident dinosaur named Fred. Even though he was warned to stay away from the dinosaur, Connor quietly sneaked up to view something very shocking. Connor was afraid he too might be bitten. Looking very closely into the beastís bright yellow eyes, he saw a teardrop. This secret is what made the dinosaur so mean. What was the cause of that giant teardrop and how Connor was able to become Fredís friend is the heart and soul of this touching story.