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Owen & Mzee : the true story of a remarkable friendship

Author: Isabella Hatkoff; Craig Hatkoff; P Kahumbu; Peter Greste
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The true story of best friends Owen, a hippopotamus, and Mzee, a tortoise.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hatkoff, Isabella.
Owen & Mzee.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2006
(OCoLC)605098211
Online version:
Hatkoff, Isabella.
Owen & Mzee.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2006
(OCoLC)608375126
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabella Hatkoff; Craig Hatkoff; P Kahumbu; Peter Greste
ISBN: 0439829739 9780439829731 043995116X 9780439951166 9780439927802 0439927803
OCLC Number: 61229608
Notes: "This book has been adapted from the original e-book, Owen and Mzee, which was first launched on the WNBC New York Five O'Clock News as part of the Tribeca Film Festival"--Title page verso.
Awards: American Library Association Notables (2007); School Library Journal Starred Review (2006); Publishers Weekly Best Books (2006); Publishers Weekly Starred Review (2006); American Booksellers Association Book Sense Children's Picks (Summer 2006).
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 28 cm
Other Titles: Owen and Mzee
Responsibility: told by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kahumbu ; photographs by Peter Greste.
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The true story of best friends Owen, a hippopotamus, and Mzee, a tortoise.

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PW StarredRemarkable" seems too tame a word for this memorable book about a friendship between two wild creatures. Its genesis lay in Greste's photo of a baby hippo snuggling with a giant tortoise, Read more...

 
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