Owen & Mzee: the true story of a remarkable friendship

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Scholastic Press, 2006 - Aldabra tortoise
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The true story of best friends Owen, a hippopotamus, and Mzee, a tortoise.

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Incredible and moving true story (with photographs). - Goodreads
The pictures in this book are so amazing!! - Goodreads
The storytelling became very technical. - Goodreads
Overall, I loved the story and the real pictures. - Goodreads
The pictures are great the story heart warming. - Overstock.com
It is an interesting story with lots of great pictures. - Goodreads

Review: Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

User Review  - Halli - Goodreads

This book has a really cute story and is fascinating that a tortoise and a hippopotamus can adapt and build a lasting relationship; however, I was not a fan of the pictures. The pictures were photographs taken by a photographer and a lot of the pictures were blurry and not very focused. Read full review

Review: Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

User Review  - Ashlee Moser - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book because it is something true that doesn't happen very often. I think if I shared this with my students they would love it especially because it is non-fiction. I think you ... Read full review

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