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Big City Otto

Slavin, Bill (Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Big City Otto
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When Otto's long, lost friend Georgie is taken by the man with the wooden nose, Otto and his parrot friend Crackers set off for America to find his pal.
Authors: Slavin, Bill
Title: Big city Otto
[#1]
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c2011.
Characteristics: 79 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: "Edited by Tara Walker"--P. [80].
Summary: When Otto's long, lost friend Georgie is taken by the man with the wooden nose, Otto and his parrot friend Crackers set off for America to find his pal.
Local Note: 14
Additional Contributors: Walker, Tara
Melo, Esperança
ISBN: 1554534771
9781554534777
1554534763
9781554534760
Statement of Responsibility: written by Bill Slavin with Esperança Melo ; art by Bill Slavin
Subject Headings: Graphic novels Juvenile literature. Adventure stories Juvenile literature. Friendship Juvenile fiction. Parrots Juvenile fiction. Elephants Juvenile fiction.
Topical Term: Graphic novels
Adventure stories
Friendship
Parrots
Elephants
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Oct 13, 2012
  • theorbys rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Enjoyed the art and story. With any luck the quest will continue and there will be more volumes in this series. Otto, something of a misfit (literally because of his size), is a great character and so is his savvy parrot pal, Crackers, but you gotta love those gators. Walt Kelly's Pogo was clearly an influence a beneficial influence.

Dec 15, 2011
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

What if a Curious George type left a friend behind when he was kidnapped by the man in the yellow hat? And what if that friend was an elephant? The result is a book along the lines of Babar by way of Mowgli setting off on a mission to rescue Curious George. With a parrot sidekick. Can’t believe I almost forgot the parrot sidekick.

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Dec 13, 2011
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 12

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Dec 13, 2011
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Otto the elephant is depressed. No two ways about it. You’d be pretty depressed too, mind you, if your best buddy and practically step-brother, Georgie, was up and kidnapped by some crazed man with a wooden nose and a sack. After sighing and crying over his friend’s disappearance, Crackers the parrot convinces Otto participate in a kind of a crazy scheme. Clearly Georgie was kidnapped and taken to America so all they’ll have to do is go to the U.S., find him, and rescue him. Trouble is, it’s not that simple. There’s the getting there from Africa part (extra large cargo, anyone?), finding friendly folks who can help out, interviewing zoo animals, and more. But when Otto and Crackers fall in with a pack of crocodiles with ulterior motives, locating one little monkey is the least of their problems.

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