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author: Sally Sutton
illustrator: Brian Lovelock

From the huge crane with a swinging ball (crack! ) to the toothy jaws that ram the walls (thwack! ), this rambunctious demolition, reverberating with sound words, is guaranteed to have small kids rapt. Bright spreads showcase the gargantuan machines in all their glory.

"This is all about as good as it gets for truck-obsessed preschoolers." The Horn Book (starred review)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$8.99 / $9.00
0763673374 /  9780763673376
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Picture Books / EBook
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
22 / N/A
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Lifestyles; Transportation; Business, Careers, Occupations; Concepts;
author’s comments:
Sally Sutton is a playwright and the author of Roadwork, also illustrated by Brian Lovelock, along with other picture books. Sally Sutton lives in New Zealand.
illustrator’s comments:
Brian Lovelock illustrated Roadwork by Sally Sutton as well as The Rain Train by Elena de Roo and Did My Mother Do That? by Sharon Holt. A geophysicist and fine artist, Brian Lovelock lives in New Zealand.
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