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Race for First Place

Ready-to-Read Level 1

Illustrated by Tyrell Solomon
LIST PRICE £3.49

This energetic rhyming story is the first in a new Level 1 Ready-to-Read series starring a family of fun-loving monsters and their beloved red truck!

Monsters high five. Monsters grin. Monsters hope their truck might win!

A family of monsters enter a race with their beloved red truck. But soon they realize the race is for monster trucks, not monsters in trucks! Can they still finish in first place?

Candice Ransom

Candice Ransom is the author of more than 160 books for children and young adults. She has an MFA in writing from Vermont College (VCFA) and an MA in children’s literature from Hollins University. She teaches in Hollins University’s graduate program in children’s literature. With her husband and two cats, she lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia. 

Tyrell Solomon was born in Hampton, Virginia, and raised in Dover, Delaware. Tyrell attended Say Sí, a non-profit art program in San Antonio, Texas, before going to School of Visual Arts in New York, New York, for cartooning. Tyrell uses whimsical and colorful comics and illustrations to promote messages of inclusivity and mindfulness.

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (May 3, 2022)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781665901697
  • Ages: 4 - 6

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