The Emu That Laid the Golden Egg (Hardcover)

By Yvonne Morrison, Heath McKenzie (Illustrator)

Little Hare Books, 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

Yvonne Morrison is author of "Town Possum, Outback Possum." Heath McKenzie is the illustrator of the "Ato Z of Pirates," "An ABCof Pirates," andPop Hooper's Perfect Pets series."