Roadworks by Sally Sutton


Roadworks by Sally Sutton

It's fun to watch the road being built in this noisy, action-packed picture book! Move the earth. Move the earth. Dig and cut and push. Clear a pathway for the road. Screech! Boom! Whoosh! Tip the stones. Tip the stones. Lift and slide and dump. Lay the groundwork for the road. Crash! Roar! Thump! Full of shout-aloud noise words, rhythm and rhyme, this boisterous book follows the process of building a road from beginning to end. Children will love recognizing familiar sights, from diggers to road signs, in the bright, bold art. It is full of noisy vehicles and clanking machinery - a fun and informative picture book. It contains an illustrated glossary naming and describing each road-building vehicle.

About the Author

Sally Sutton is the author of Roadworks, also illustrated by Brian Lovelock, along with other picture books, and is also a playwright. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand, with her husband and daughters. Brian Lovelock is New Zealand born and has painted all his life. A versatile artist, he particularly enjoys drawing people and has won awards for his life studies. He has travelled widely and gained much inspiration from the rich cultures of Asia. Brian lives in Auckland, New Zealand, with his two children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 3+


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Publication date

3rd January 2011



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