About the Book
There was once a time when emus could fly higher than any other bird in Australia. This is the tale of a curious emu, who changed the lives of emus everywhere when he lost the power of flight to a crafty serpent, but discovered his ability to run.
About the Waarda series
Waarda, Nyungar for talking and sharing stories and information, is an exciting children's series by Indigenous authors. Initiated by renowned Aboriginal artist and writer, Sally Morgan, the series is designed to support the literacy needs of Indigenous children in primary school, by making available to them stories written by Indigenous authors. At the same time, it introduces non-Indigenous children to the richness and depth of Aboriginal storytelling. Above all, it is a collection of fun, interesting and diverse first chapter books for new readers.