The Roaring River Rally

Loopy Lu is one brave little rally car! She loves adventures and never gives up – even if bogged down, held up, or carried away!

Tulip the Monkey is not just along for the ride! He reads the rally road book and tells Ems which way to steer Loopy Lu next. He has to think and act quickly, if the team is to win the Roaring River Rally!

Emma Gilmour (Ems) will be your driver for this adventure. One of New Zealand’s top drivers, Ems rallies around the world.

Will this adventure be her toughest test yet? Can Ems, Tulip and Loopy Lu win the Roaring River Rally? Join them at the start line to find out!

Written and illustrated by Monica Graham

$23.00 incl. GST

5 in stock

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Inspired by her family’s motorsport adventures, Dunedin writer Monica Graham has made three motoring/motorsport picture books. This is the first, illustrated with her watercolour drawings and featuring sister, rally driver Emma Gilmour. First published in 2016, Loopy Lu, Ems and Tulip the Monkey are loved by young rally fans six and under.

Note: A5 size book, ideal for smaller hands to hold and turn the pages.

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Find out more about Dunedin author Monica Graham on her author page.

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Dimensions21 × 15 cm

Softcover edition

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Monica Graham

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