Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

by Craig Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff
Photographed by Peter Greste

February 1, 2006 | Hardcover |

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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 reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us apart.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 40 Pages, 10.63 × 9.45 × 0.39 in

Published: February 1, 2006

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0439829739

ISBN - 13: 9780439829731

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

by Craig Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff
Photographed by Peter Greste

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 40 Pages, 10.63 × 9.45 × 0.39 in

Published: February 1, 2006

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0439829739

ISBN - 13: 9780439829731

From the Publisher

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 reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us apart.

About the Author

CRAIG HATKOFF, the author of the New York Times bestseller Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship, is the cofounder of the Tribeca Film Festival and of Turtle Pond Publications. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Manhattan.

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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 reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us apart.

Appropriate for ages: 4

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