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written by Claire Saxby

illustrated by Graham Byrne

Walker Books | ISBN 9781922077158

Paperback – 32 pages


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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.


Winner of the 2015 Environment Award for Children's Literature, Nonfiction Category; winner of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales' Whitley Awards, Children's Book Category, 2015; short-listed for the 2015 CBCA Book of the Year: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books.

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