Lapras Makes a Friend (Japanese: ラプラスくんよかったね Good for You, Laplace-kun) is written by Kunimi Kawamura and illustrated by Toshinao Aoki. In English, it is the 12th book in the Pokémon Tales series. In Japanese, it is the 9th book. It is 16 pages long.
When deep-sea Pokémon Lapras sees a young boy fishing, it must overcome its shyness.