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Edward the Emu by Sheena Knowles

Edward the Emu (edition 1998)

by Sheena Knowles, Rod Clement (Illustrator)

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Title:Edward the Emu
Authors:Sheena Knowles
Other authors:Rod Clement (Illustrator)
Info:HarperCollins (1998), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 32 pages
Collections:TED 255
Tags:Predictable, circular

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Edward the Emu by Sheena Knowles



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Edward was very unhappy with who he is, so he tries to be someone different.

I liked this book because it shows that being yourself will get you far in life.

I would read this book to kindergarten kids and possibly 1st graders. ( )
  mackenzieblizzard | Feb 23, 2017 |
Edward was bored and unhappy with being an emu so this lead him to try to be someone different for a while at the zoo. Once he realizes that people also like the emu he goes back to his pen but finds a surprise. I loved this book because it proves that you should always be yourself and teaches everyone a great lesson about being true to who you are. I think this book is great for kids who are about as little as 4 to maybe age 7. ( )
  KalleyNeidermire | Feb 22, 2017 |
This was a book about an Emu in a zoo who wanted to be the "best animal at the zoo" so everyday he would be a different animal but at the end of the day he went back to being an Emu and when he got back to his own exhibit he had a new emu there with him.

I liked this book because it teaches children to be themselves because if they are themselves that is the best thing that they can be.

I think this book is good for children K-3rd grade. ( )
  alizadawn | Feb 22, 2017 |
Edward the Emu was a very good and cute book. The theme of this book is self-esteem. I think this would be a great book for children because it will teach them how to be themselves. It would also teach them about uniqueness. The grade level for this book would be first grade. ( )
  alexisjm01 | Feb 16, 2017 |
I really enjoyed this book. This predictable book is all about an emu named Edward who wants to be the best animal at the zoo. As Edward hears the people at the zoo say what their favorite animal at the zoo is, Edward tries to be the animal. He would sneak in their dens so he could join them, By the end Edward realizes he is amazing just the way he is. ( )
  Cheyene | Feb 16, 2017 |
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"Edward the Emu" is a great book teaching students about individuality.
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Edward the Emu was sick of the zoo. There was no place to go. There was nothing to do, and compared to the seals who lived right next door, well being an emu was frankly a bore.
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Edward the emu was sick of the zoo,
There was nowhere to go, there was nothing to do,
And compared to the seals that lived right next door,
Well being an emu was frankly 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 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 awaiting him. . . .

Edward is tired of being an emu, so he decides to try being something else for a change. First he spends some time swimming with the seals. Next, he lounges with the lions. He even slithers with the snakes. But Edward soon discovers that being an emu may not be so bad after all. So he heads back to his pen, only to find a big surprise awaiting him . . .Sheena Knowles' upbeat, rhyming text and Rod Clement's deliciously droll illustrations are sure to make readers laugh out loud in this whimsical picture book by the creators of Edwina the Emu."If you buy one book...for sheer fun, there's no question it should be this one." San Diego Union Tribune

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