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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 and Mzee
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The true story of best friends Owen, a hippopotamus, and Mzee, a tortoise
Summary
Details through text and photographs the special bond shared by Owen, an orphaned hippo, and Mzee, a 130-year-old giant tortoise
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2007
  • Book Sense Book of the Year for Children's Literature, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2006
Awards note
American Library Association Notables (2007); School Library Journal Starred Review (2006); Publishers Weekly Best Books (2006); Publishers Weekly Starred Review (2006); American Booksellers Association Book Sense Children's Picks (Summer 2006).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
145526
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
599.63/5139
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL737.U57
LC item number
H38 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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
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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
Control code
2527801
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780439829731
Lccn
2005021341
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61229608
  • (OCoLC)61229608
Label
Owen & Mzee : the true story of a remarkable friendship, told by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Paula Kahumbu ; photographs by Peter Greste
Link
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
Control code
2527801
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780439829731
Lccn
2005021341
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61229608
  • (OCoLC)61229608

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