Owen the baby hippo and his mummy were best friends. They loved to play hide and seek on the banks of the Sabaki River in Kenya.
But then one day the Tsunami came and washed Owen's wolrd away. After the rain stops, Owen is cared for by Mzee, a giant tortoise.
Based on real events, this heart-warming tale is the story of their unusual, and very charming friendship.
A Mummy for Owen
Simon & Schuster
Author: Marion Dane Bauer