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Owen and Mzee

The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

Owen and Mzee( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Hatkoff, Craig
Hatkoff, Isabella
Illustrator: Greste, Peter
ISBN:978-0-439-82973-1
Publication Date:Jul 2006
Publisher:Scholastic, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $25.99
Book Description:

The inspiring true story of two great friends, a baby hippo named Owen and a 130-yr-old giant tortoise named Mzee (Mm-ZAY). When Owen was stranded after the Dec 2004 tsunami, villagers in Kenya worked tirelessly to rescue him. Then, to everyone's amazement, the orphan hippo and the elderly tortoise adopted each other. Now they are inseparable, swimming, eating, and playing together. Adorable photos e-mailed from friend to friend quickly made them worldwide celebrities. Here is a joyous...
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Book Details
Pages:40
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Friendship
Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Hippos & Rhinos
Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Turtles
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):24.917 x 27.813 x 0.991 cm
Book Weight:0.464 Kilograms



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