"Emma is a hen with personality, persistence, and (pardon the pun) pluck. The story of her ingenious ways of foiling the coyote is engaging, funny, and will have preschoolers clamoring to "read it again!"
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About the Author
Margriet Ruurs is an author of educational material for children as well as many popular picture books, including Wild Babies and A Pacific Alphabet. Two previous Emma books, Emma and the Coyote and Emma's Cold Day, won the Mr. Christie's Book Award Silver Seal. Born in the Netherlands, Margriet has lived in California, the Yukon, Alberta, and British Columbia. Currently she lives in Shedd, Oregon.
Barbara Spurll is best known for her renderings of animals with attitude. Besides her award-winning work on the Emma series, Barbara's artwork enlivens many other books for children, including Mooki and the Too Proud Peacock, The Flying Tortoise, and Rhinos for Lunch and Elephants for Supper! Born in England, Barbara now lives in Toronto, Ontario.