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Owen and Mzee: The Language of Friendship

By Dr Paula Kahumbu   Illustrated by Peter Greste   By Craig Hatkoff   and Isabella Hatkoff   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439899598 Hardcover
40 Pages | 9.75" x 11" | Ages 4 to 8

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439928724 Board book
12 Pages | 7.03" x 6.06" | Ages 4 to 8

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439829731 Hardcover
40 Pages | 10.92" x 9.79" | Ages 4 to 8

The in-demand follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Owen & Mzee, the friendship that has touched millions around the world.

In this exciting follow-up to Owen & Mzee, the New York Times bestselling story about an orphaned baby hippo named Owen and the 130-year-old giant turtle, Mzee, Craig Hatkoff explores the language of love, friendship, and nurturance that these two incredible creatures share with one another. This book traces their first year together, including their adorable playful ways and the unique "language" that they have developed.