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The Resource Big star Otto, written by Bill Slavin with Esperança Melo ; art by Bill Slavin

Big star Otto, written by Bill Slavin with Esperança Melo ; art by Bill Slavin

Label
Big star Otto
Title
Big star Otto
Statement of responsibility
written by Bill Slavin with Esperança Melo ; art by Bill Slavin
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 humor 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 heartwarming 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" --
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Slavin, Bill
Dewey number
j741.5/971
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • GN320L
  • Decoding demand: 85 (very high)
  • Semantic demand: 99 (very high)
  • Syntactic demand: 52 (medium)
  • Structure demand: 88 (very high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
LG
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Reading level
2.7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Melo, Esperança
Series statement
Elephants never forget
Series volume
3
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elephants
  • Animals
  • Elephants
  • Elephants
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Big star Otto, written by Bill Slavin with Esperança Melo ; art by Bill Slavin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1081452
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
95 pages
Isbn
9781894786966
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781894786966
  • (OCoLC)880843163
Label
Big star Otto, written by Bill Slavin with Esperança Melo ; art by Bill Slavin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1081452
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
95 pages
Isbn
9781894786966
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781894786966
  • (OCoLC)880843163

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