The Emu That Laid the Golden Egg

By Yvonne Morrison; Heath McKenzie (Illustrator)
(Little Hare Books, Hardcover, 9781921894008, 32pp.)

Publication Date: June 2013

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Rhyming text and energetic illustrations complete this hilarious adaptation of Aesop's "The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg"

A hungry emu eats what she thinks is some corn, and ends up laying a golden egg Next, two scoundrels lock her up and try to make her lay some more. Soon something strange happens, and everyone involved learns that it doesn't pay to be greedy.

About the Author

Heath McKenzie is a bestselling illustrator from Melbourne, Australia, who owned a cat when he was very young. Now he has a small dog that behaves an awful lot like a cat and even fancies fish for dinner.
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