The Emu That Laid the Golden Egg

The Emu That Laid the Golden Egg Cover

The Emu That Laid the Golden Egg

By Yvonne Morrison; Heath McKenzie (Illustrator)

Little Hare Books, Hardcover, 9781921894008, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2013


Rhymingtextandenergeticillustrations complete thishilariousadaptationofAesop'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 thatit doesn't pay to be greedy.

About the Author

Heath McKenzie has illustrated numerous picture books and children's book jackets. He lives with his wife and kids in Melbourne Australia. Visit him online at