Owen and the Old Tortoise (Hardcover)

By Miriam Platzer, Padma Bhatt (Illustrator)

Bellastoria Press Llp, 9781942209270, 50pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/1/2016)

List Price: 24.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


"Owen turned around and came face to face with an old tortoise. At first Owen
was scared. The tortoise was old and wrinkly, but his eyes twinkled and he seemed

When a baby hippo is separated from his mother by a tsunami, he is rescued and brought to an animal refuge, where he forms an unlikely but comforting bond with an ancient, patient tortoise.

Based on a true story.