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Owen & Mzee: A Day Together

Owen & Mzee: A Day Together

Series: Owen And Mzee
by Craig Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff Illustrated by Peter Greste

Owen and Mzee's true story of friendship continues! Owen the baby hippo, who was separated from his mother during the devastating tsunami in Southeast Asia, chose Mzee the giant tortoise as his friend — and the pair's bond only continues to grow.

This story of survival and hope has captured the hearts of people the world over who marvel as the two unique friends spend their days together. As any good friend knows, you don't need words to show you care.

Board book format.

Ages
1, 2, 3
Interest Level
Grade PreK
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
12
Genre
Informational Text

About the Authors and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Craig Hatkoff Craig Hatkoff is the cofounder of the Tribeca Film Festival and of Turtle Pond Publications. He has co-authored the best selling Owen & Mzee: the True Story of a Remarkable Friendship and Owen & Mzee: The Language of Friendship with his daughter, Isabella, and an ecolgoist, Dr. Paula Kahumbu.
Isabella Hatkoff Isabella Hatkoff is the co-author of bestselling Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship and Owen & Mzee: The Language of Friendship with her father, Craig Hatkoff, and ecologist Dr. Paula Kahumbu.
Peter Greste Peter Greste is the photo-illustrator of the bestselling Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship and Owen & Mzee: The Language of Friendship

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