During the catastrophic tsunami of 2004, a family of hippos was swept out to sea from their home on Sabaki River, in Eastern Kenya. The sole survivor of the disastor was a baby hippo who was rescued and given the name Owen. Motherless and alone, Owen is befriended by Mzee, a giant male tortoise at a local nature reserve. This moving and charming tale is the story of their friendship.
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John Butler has illustrated more than forty books for children, including Little Chick, Little Bunny, A Mama for Owen, and While You Were Sleeping. He has worked for Sesame Street and Time magazine and resides in the United Kingdom.
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