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    • ISBN:9781444929300
    • Publication date:18 Oct 2018

The Big Race

By David Barrow

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Can little Aardvark beat the bigger animals in the Big Race? She's certainly going to try, and have fun along the way!

Aardvark is only small and the Big Race is long and hard. But Aardvark is going to join in and give it everything she's got!

A heart-warming, stylish and delightfully funny celebration of taking part rather than winning from Sebastian Walker Award winner David Barrow.

If you love Julia Donaldson's The Ugly Five, you will love this.

The Big Race is packed full of wonderful African animals including an aardvark, crocodile, cheetah, buffalo and African hoopoe.

Visit David at davebarrowillustration.co.uk and follow him at @DaveBarrow3.

Biographical Notes

David Barrow has an MA in Children's Book Illustration from the Cambridge School of Art at Anglia Ruskin University. He won the prestigious Sebastian Walker Award, for most promising new illustrator, in his final year. His first book, Have You Seen Elephant? (Gecko Press), was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. He lives in Northampton.

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  • ISBN: 9781444929294
  • Publication date: 10 Jan 2019
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Young readers will love the colourful African creatures, including a crocodile, a cheetah, a buffalo and an African hoopoe. A heart-warming, amusing celebration of the importance of taking part rather than winning. — Parents in Touch
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