Edward The Emu Author:Sheena Knowles Edward the emu was sick of the zoo, — There was no where to go, there was nothing to do, — And compared to the seals that lived right next door, — Well being an emu was strickly a bore. — Tired of his life as an emu, Edward decides to try being something else for a change. He tries swimming with the seals. He spends a day lounging with the lions. He... more » even does a stint slithering with the snakes.
But Edward soon discovers that being an emu may be the best thing after all. And so he returns to his pen, only to find a big surprise waiting for him....« less
This book is beautifully illustrated mainly because the main charater is an Emu which is a very unique looking bird. The Emu visits neighboring animals in the zoo to compare living arrangements. This book was easy to relate to because we love visiting the zoo. The book captures the charater of the animals. For example, tigers taking their afternoon nap in the shade.