(In this sequel to the popular Edward the Emu, Edward and ...)
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.
("If you buy one book for sheer fun, there's no question i...)
"If you buy one book for sheer fun, there's no question it should be this one." —San Diego Union Tribune Tired of his life as an emu, Edward decides to try being something else for a change. He tries swimming with the seals, he spends a day lounging with the lions, and even slithers with the snakes. But Edward soon discovers that being an emu may be the best thing after all. Sheena Knowles's upbeat, rhyming text and Rod Clement's expressive illustrations are sure to make readers laugh out loud in this whimsical picture book by the creators of Edwina the Emu.
(Olga the brolga is in a terrible mood. She desperately wa...)
Olga the brolga is in a terrible mood. She desperately wants to dance-but no one will dance with her. Her parents have other things to do, Ellie the crocodile doesn't feel like jumping around and Joanna Jacana only wants to sleep. As for Lilly the long-neck, well, she's a bit grumpy, too! So Olga decides to dance by herself; and when she does, something absolutely wonderful happens . . . Olga the Brolga is an exquisitely illustrated story with an endearing main character who teaches children the value of being an individual. It is a tale that will delight children and adults alike. The award-winning illustrator of the immensely popular Edward the Emu, Rod Clement has been published in the USA, Europe and Australia.
Clement received his education at Charles Sturt University.
Beginning his career in children’s literature as an illustrator in the early 1980s, Clement switched to caricature before ending up as a pocket cartoonist. Now he works as a freelance writer and cartoonist for several Australian newspapers and periodicals, including the Australian Financial Review. He works and lives in Sydney, Australia.
(In this sequel to the popular Edward the Emu, Edward and ...)1997
("If you buy one book for sheer fun, there's no question i...)1998
(Olga the brolga is in a terrible mood. She desperately wa...)2004