This is a story about an exciting Piggyback race in which all of the animals take part! However amongst the excitement, misfortune strikes, putting all but one pair of animals out of the race..."The gun went off, the race had begun, but catastrophe struck them, one by one". Children will love the rhyming prose of The Zoo's Annual Piggyback Race along with the whimsical illustrations. This fun and exciting story constantly leaves the reader wondering; what will happen next? Find out who will fall and who gives chase, to win the Zoo's Annual Piggyback Race!
Matt Harrigan is a passionate writer of creative stories. He holds a degree in Aerospace Engineering and is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). The Zoo's Annual Piggyback Race is his debut children's book.
Melinda Beavers is an illustrator & designer. She creates fun, whimsical illustrations in coloured pencil. As an active member of the SCBWI, Melinda serves as both Illustrator Coordinator & Newsletter Editor for the New Mexico Region. She is also an award winning member of the Coloured Pencil Society of America (CPSA).