The Resource Owen & Mzee : the true story of a remarkable friendship, told by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kahumbu ; photographs by Peter Greste

Owen & Mzee : the true story of a remarkable friendship, told by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kahumbu ; photographs by Peter Greste

Label
Owen & Mzee : the true story of a remarkable friendship
Title
Owen & Mzee
Title remainder
the true story of a remarkable friendship
Statement of responsibility
told by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kahumbu ; photographs by Peter Greste
Title variation
  • Owen & Mzee :
  • Owen and Mzee
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides the true story of the strong relationship between Mzee, the 130-year-old tortoise, and Owen, the orphaned baby hippo rescued from the tsunami floods, that has developed between this unlikely pair through their special form of communication of soft sounds and gestures
Award
Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), Children's Nonfiction, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
145527
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hatkoff, Isabella
Dewey number
599.635139
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
980
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hatkoff, Craig
  • Kahumbu, Paula
  • Greste, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hippopotamus
  • Aldabra tortoise
  • Social behavior in animals
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Owen & Mzee : the true story of a remarkable friendship, told by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kahumbu ; photographs by Peter Greste
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This book has been adapted from the original e-book, Owen and Mzee, which was first launched on the WNBC New York Five O'Clock News as part of the Tribeca Film Festival"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780439899598
Lccn
2005021341
Other physical details
col. ill.. maps
System control number
(Sirsi) a397039
Label
Owen & Mzee : the true story of a remarkable friendship, told by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kahumbu ; photographs by Peter Greste
Publication
Note
"This book has been adapted from the original e-book, Owen and Mzee, which was first launched on the WNBC New York Five O'Clock News as part of the Tribeca Film Festival"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780439899598
Lccn
2005021341
Other physical details
col. ill.. maps
System control number
(Sirsi) a397039

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