Here come the animals, one by one.
They're all getting ready for the Jungle Run.
Cub turns up to take her place
but the others say, 'You're to small to race . . . ' Cub may be little compared to the other animals, but she's quick and clever and she knows just how to show the rest of the jungle what a winner she is.
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Tony Mitton is the author of the bestselling Amazing Machines picture books. A popular children's author, his poetry book The Red and White Spotted Handkerchief was the winner of the 2000 Smarties Prize and whose Royal Raps won the 1997 Nottinghamshire Libraries/Dillons Children's Book Award. He has written a number of picture books including Bumpus JumpusMore about Tony Mitton