by | Sep 2014

emu front cover illustrated by graham byrne


Illustrated by Graham Byrne

Published by Walker Books Australia

isbn hb: 9781922179708 pb: 9781922077158


  • Shortlisted CBCA Award 2015
  • Winner Whitley Award 2015
  • Co-winner Environment Award2015

In the open forest, Emu gathers granite-green eggs under soft feathers.

Emu will care for the eggs and protect the stripy chicks once they hatch.

There are many hazards in the forest for this unusual family.



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