Edwina the Emu

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Harper Collins, Apr 25, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
In this sequel to the popular Edward the Emu, Edward and his mate Edwina are the proud parents of ten little emu eggs. "Don't get depressed. I'll find a job, you stay on the nest," says Edwina to her stunned mate. And so Edwina sets out to find a job in this lighthearted offering from down under. Rhythmic, rhyming verse by Sheena Knowles and hilarious illustrations by Rod Clement make this an entertaining picture book that is sure to find a place in the hearts of readers everywhere.

 

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Oh dear. The pictures are fantastic. Edwina is a wonderful dancer, chimney sweep, waiter (except if the customer orders eggs ;). But the people don't appreciate her talents, so she decides to be happy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Miss_Annie_O - LibraryThing

This charming fantasy is the sequel to the beloved children's book, "Edward the Emu." In this story, Edwina lays ten eggs, leaving her mate shocked. Because of this shock, Edwina tells Edward to stay ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Sheena Knowles was born in Geelong, Australia, and has enjoyed a long career in advertising, during which she has won awards in the U.S., Australia, Europe, and the United Kingdom. She is also the author of Edwina the Emu, illustrated by Rod Clement. She lives in Victoria, Australia, with her two children.

Rod Clement works as an illustrator, caricaturist, and cartoonist for several Australian newspapers. He is the illustrator of Edwina the Emu, by Sheena Knowles, and has written and illustrated many books for young readers, including Counting on Frank, Just Another Ordinary Day, and Grandpa's Teeth. Mr. Clement lives in Sydney, Australia.

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