Theodore and the Big Harbor Race is a book written by Kerry Milliron and illustrated by Francesc Mateu. Published 2001-2002.
It's the annual Big Harbor Race! All the tugs are ready to go. Theodore doesn't think he can win—after all, he's one of the smallest tugs. But as the race continues, Hank gets distracted and Foduck has to put out a fire. . . . before he knows it, Theodore is in the lead!