Age range 6 to 9 The emus couldn’t fly, but did they sit around looking sad? No! They made sure everyone knew just how fast they could run. Except for poor Lofty… Lofty, a young emu desperately wants to win a big emu race, but he is slow and clumsy — and his first race ends in disaster! But, Lofty realises there is another way to win the race.