Big top Otto: Elephants Never Forget Series, Book 2

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This second title in the Elephants Never Forget trilogy finds the sweet-natured elephant Otto and his parrot sidekick, Crackers, hitting the rails as they travel across America in search of Otto's good friend Georgie the chimpanzee. In the first book, Georgie was snatched from his home in Africa by the evil Man with the Wooden Nose, and Otto and Crackers have been tracking down clues to his whereabouts ever since. They catch a lucky break when a retired circus bear named Birdy tells them she's seen Georgie with the Punkratz and Pinky traveling circus. But just when Otto and Crackers think they're closing in, they become enmeshed in a series of high-speed escapades involving a small-town football game, a car dressed like a peanut and even an exotic animal smuggler! It's just one challenge after another for the pair. And are they any closer to finding Georgie? The talents of award-winning author and illustrator Bill Slavin are on full display in this funny and heartwarming graphic novel series. The detailed illustrations are loaded with visual humor, the twisting plotline is full of adventure and suspense, and the endearing characters are lovable and memorable. Perfect for emerging and reluctant readers, these books are sure to be in high demand. Otto's unrelenting determination to let nothing stop him from finding his friend also lends this series to character education lessons on caring, initiative, perseverance and teamwork. And a subplot of the story raises social justice awareness regarding the ethical treatment of animals.
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Grouping Title big top otto
Grouping Author slavin bill
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-22 22:47:22PM
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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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series Elephants never forget
series_with_volume Elephants never forget|2
subject_facet Comic books, strips, etc, Elephants -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction, Elephants -- Fiction -- Comic books, strips, etc, Elephants -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Big top Otto
title_full Big Top Otto Elephants Never Forget Series, Book 2, Big top Otto / written by Bill Slavin with Esperança Melo ; art by Bill Slavin
title_short Big top Otto
title_sub Elephants Never Forget Series, Book 2
topic_facet Comic and Graphic Books, Comic books, strips, etc, Elephants, Juvenile Fiction