Big top Otto

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Kids Can Press,
Pub. Date:
2013.
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In this conclusion to the 'Elephants Never Forget' graphic novel trilogy, big-hearted hero Otto and his parrot pal Crackers have landed in Hollywood, the final stop in their journey across America in search of their good friend Georgie the chimpanzee. They've been hot on Georgie's trail since he was abducted from Africa by the sinister Man with the Wooden Nose, and now they're sure they've finally found his location. Reaching him is going to be tough, however, with a dishonest acting agent, a shadowy villain, disgruntled wannabe animal actors and some elephant-rights activists, among others, regularly thwarting their plans. It seems that greed and the quest for fame "can do awful things to folk" here in Tinseltown, as a wise old elephant tells Otto. Can true friendship possibly win in the end? This is an immensely entertaining adventure story, with fantastic artwork by award-winning illustrator Bill Slavin that is detailed, energetic and packed with visual humour throughout. It's a perfect fit for emerging and reluctant readers looking for a strong visual narrative to help them through a book. The hilarious storyline offers lots of sly, clever jokes driven by high-velocity action and a heart-warming and lovable main character. In fact, what helps set the books in this series apart is that, through all of the misadventures that get in his way, Otto's good nature and generosity remain constant, and his commitment to finding his friend never wavers, providing wonderful character education lessons on friendship, perseverance and teamwork. AGES: 8-11 AUTHOR: Bill Slavin has illustrated over one hundred children's books, fiction and nonfiction, including Stanley's Party by Linda Bailey, winner of the 2004 Blue Spruce Award, the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award. ALL TITLES IN ELEPHANTS NEVER FORGET SERIES: 9781554534760 Big City Otto Book 1 (HB) $24.99 9781554534777 Big City Otto Book 1 (PB) $12.99 9781554538065 Big Top Otto Book 2 (HB) $24.99 9781554538072 Big Top Otto Book 2 (PB) $12.99 9781894786966 Big Star Otto Book 3 (HB) $24.99 9781894786973 Big Star Otto Book 3 (PB) $12.99 Colour graphic novel
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Grouping Title big top otto
Grouping Author slavin bill
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Last Grouping Update 2019-03-01 03:57:15AM
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display_description Otto the elephant continues his search for his childhood friend Georgie, a chimpanzee who was abducted from their forest home in Africa and shipped to the wilds of America by the Man with the Wooden Nose. When Otto sees a circus poster with a chimp that looks just like Georgie, he and his parrot friend, Crackers, follow the trail of the traveling circus. Along the way, they crash a football game, steal a peanut-shaped car and get thrown in jail. Will Otto and Crackers find Georgie? Or will trouble find them first? Big Top Otto is the second book in the Elephants Never Forget series chronicling the hilarious adventures of the tenacious pachyderm, Otto, and his wisecracking parrot pal, Crackers. Told with gentle humor and lots of visual gags, this series is an action-packed celebration of friendship and perseverance.
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subject_facet Comic books, strips, etc, Electronic books, Elephants -- Comic books, strips, etc, Elephants -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction, Elephants -- Fiction, Elephants -- Fiction -- Comic books, strips, etc, Elephants -- Juvenile fiction, Graphic novels
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