After a failed attempt at racing a homemade billcart, Harriet's younger sister Kat becomes obsessed with speed. Kat is determinded to take part in a billcart derby, but her parents will only allow Harriet to drive in it, as Kat is still too young.
Harriet — pushed willy-nilly into the scheme — is terrified of getting behind the wheel again. On racing day, however, Harriet proves she's no chicken after all. She starts enjoying herself... until her crazy little sister manages to cause a big upset and gets Kat into trouble once more.
About this series:
AUSSIE! AUSSIE! AUSSIE! stories are written for young Australians aged 7–10 and levelled appropriately. They are supported by cartoon illustrations which add meaning to the text for the young reader.
The series was commissioned to ensure Australian primary school students have access to engaging, quality Australian stories and stories set in an Australian context.
The stories were chosen for the quality of the story and the way in which it represented the essence of the Australian character, Australian values and the uniqueness of the Australian urban, rural and natural environment.