Nine strong boys are challenged by Riley Grace in the Big Race, but it is t what you may expect. This is one girl driven by a wild imagination fueling her determination to always do her best. For Riley Grace it will t be about who won the race, but how she finished it. Michael Shawn Riggs currently lives in Dayton, Tennessee where he resides with his wife and two teenage sons. He is a children's fiction writer and it is through colorful words and illustrations that he enjoys bringing his characters to life. It is through his characters that he is able to show the world the power of believing in self. He thrives on encouraging people everywhere to do their best and to understand that winning is t the top prize in life.