Written by Maria Artho, Illustrated by Christine Luiten.
Jin's Great Escape is the true story of a feisty little otter who escaped from Auckland Zoo. For several weeks, New Zealand was gripped by otter fever as Jin was spotted in the suburbs, on beaches, and on islands in the Hauraki Gulf. The mishievous little otter made world news and captured the hearts of a nation.
"An original (and true) subject make this an enjoyable read for both adults and children...This is a great choice for 3-7 year-olds and a suitable resource for primary teachers"
- Magpies book review, volume thirty-one, by Hannah Taylor-Rose