Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

Written by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kahumbu and Illustrated by Peter Greste

In 2004, the aftermath of the tsunami leaves a young hippo stranded at sea. This is the story of his rescue, his resiliency, and a unique friendship between a young hippo and a much older tortoise.

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Age Range 4 - 8 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
40
Publisher
Scholastic
Grade Level Pre-K - 3rd
ISBN
9780439829731
Lexile AD920
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