Pam Galeano 'Elmo the Orphan' children's book.
Baby cassowary Elmo lost his dad and the humans looked after him well.
But Elmo really wanted a cassowary family of his own.
Back in the forest, Elmo's valiant attempts to find a family are amuzing and exciting.
Many dangers lurk in the bush....
Big dad Harry is over-worked with three chicks. Will he be the one to welcome Elmo?
This is a heart-warming read with delightful illustrations alive with quirky detail.