It was finally time for the event of the year, Spike couldn't believe it-THE GREAT RACE was here! The other sloths said it couldn't be done, but Spike didn't care, she was ready to run! From award-winning creators Rebecca Young and Heath McKenzie, comes this inspiring story to celebrate all winners ... especially those who don't come first.

The official story chosen for ALIA National Simultaneous Storytime 2023, to be celebrated all across Australia and New Zealand! The event will take place at 11am AEST/1pm NZST on Wednesday 24 May, 2023. Register for the event here: www.alia.org.au/nss