Edward is tired of being an emu and tries to be something else
Edward the Emu was sick of the zoo, there was nowhere to go, there was nothing to do, and compared to the seals that lived right next door, well being an emu was frankly a bore! Edward the Emu relates his exciting adventures in this Australian classic.
#42 in Australia’s 50 Favourite Kids’ Books poll, 2014
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 Edward the Emu and Edwina the Emu, both 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 Edward the Emu and Edwina the Emu, both 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.