Edwina the Emu

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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 ...

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064434836
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/28/1997
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 236,464
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.37 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.07 (d)

Meet the Author

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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  • Posted May 31, 2010

    I love Edwina!!

    This is one of my favorite children's books. I read this one to my kindergarten class every year as well as my own children. It is fun, entertaining and cute. This book is fun as well as the other book, "Edward the Emu" about the Emu's at the zoo. This is the story of Edwina and her quest for a job. She has babies to think about and must look for work to support her family. The sing song words will have everyone reading along. The illustrations are great and you will love this book!

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