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Owen & Mzee: The Language of Friendship

Owen & Mzee:  The Language of Friendship


The inspiring true story of two great friends, a baby hippo named Owen and a 130 year old giant tortoise named Mzee (Mm-ZAY).  When Owen was orphaned after the December 2004 tsunami, to everyone's amazement the elderly tortoise adopted him.  Now they are inseparable. 

"Youngsters will eagerly await the next chapter in this extraordinary companionship." -- Publisher's Weekly, starred review

"Children captivated by the first book will be thrilled to discover this one...A first purchase for most libraries."  -- School Library Journal, starred review

"[E]ager young readerw can catch right up and be meserized, mystified, and charmed." -- Kirkus Reviews

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