Owen & Mzee: Best Friends
Illustrator: Peter Greste
Photographs by: Peter Greste
Series: Owen And Mzee
Grade Level Equivalent:
Animals, Friends and Friendship, African Animals
In board book format, here is the endearing and true story of two unusual friends. A baby hippo, orphaned after the tsunami and a 130-year-old giant tortoise become inseparable, life-saving companions, swimming, eating, and playing together.
A joyous reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is the ultimate gift of love.