Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

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Ages 3-8
Hardcover Picturebooks
Hardcover Books
ISBN 13: 978-0-43-982973-1
40 Pages
Dimensions: 10L x 11W x 0H inches
Weight (lbs): 1
English Language
Illustrators: Isabella Hatkof , Craig Hatkof and Paula Kahumbu
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Edited By: Peter Greste
Subject & Themes: Animal Stories, Survival, African Animals, Friends and Friendship, Reptiles and Amphibians
Genres: Animal Stories, Nonfiction

Summary

In the wake of the devastating 2004 tsunami, a baby hippo was left homeless. But, rescued by villagers, Owen the hippo found a new home in a Kenyan wildlife sanctuary. There he made a friend - Mzee, a 130-year-old giant tortoise. Although the two never would have been friendly in nature, you and your reader can see how inseparable they are through heartwarming and adorable pictures that prove truth is more amazing than fiction.

Favorite Features
Told by 6-year-old author Isabelle Hatkoff and her dad, this story naturally connects with kids and teaches readers of all ages a delightful lesson about friendship.

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