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‘Old Man Emu’ reinvigorated for a new generation

John Stanley

The iconic Aussie jig that captures the spirit of the nation and is adored by all – the legendary song ‘Old Man Emu’ marks its 50th anniversary this year.

To acknowledge a milestone, John Williamson has turned his hit song into a hilarious picture book that tells the tale of an emu and its many traits.

Captured perfectly by illustrator, Simon McLean, Old Man Emu shows off the best of our Aussie wildlife, spanning from kookaburras to kangaroos who are all, of course, accompanied by an all-too-familiar catchy tune.

John Williamson joins John Stanley to celebrate a momentous milestone in his remarkable 50-year career, with the heart-warming story hitting shelves today.

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John Stanley
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