Roadwork

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Every preschooler who is mad for machines will revel in this bright, boisterous picture book about the exciting process of building a road.

"Load the dirt. Load the dirt. Scoop and swing and drop. Slam it down into the truck. Bump! Whump! Whop!"

There are many big machines and busy people involved in building a road, and this riveting picture book follows them every step of the way. From clearing a pathway (SCREEK!) to rolling the tar (SQUELCH!) to sweeping up at the end ...

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Overview

Every preschooler who is mad for machines will revel in this bright, boisterous picture book about the exciting process of building a road.

"Load the dirt. Load the dirt. Scoop and swing and drop. Slam it down into the truck. Bump! Whump! Whop!"

There are many big machines and busy people involved in building a road, and this riveting picture book follows them every step of the way. From clearing a pathway (SCREEK!) to rolling the tar (SQUELCH!) to sweeping up at the end (SWISH!), ROADWORK is sure to draw young onlookers with its rambunctious rhymes and noisy fun.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763639129
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press
  • Publication date: 6/24/2008
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 366,863
  • Age range: 2 - 5 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.90 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Sally Sutton is a playwright and author of two previous picture books. She lives in New Zealand.

Brian Lovelock is a geophysicist as well as a fine artist. ROADWORK is his first picture book. He lives in New Zealand.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2013

    I don't often write reviews but felt compelled with this one. We

    I don't often write reviews but felt compelled with this one. We randomly selected this book at the library 2 weeks ago. To say that both my 4 yr old daughter and 2 yr old son LOVE it would be an understatement. Reading this book together (which is no easy task with a 4- and 2-yr old!) has become an integral part of our day so I decided to purchase our own copy and make it a permanent part of our home library. The author and illustrator have created a perfect mix of visual imagery, sing-song rhyme, and fun onomatopoeias. My 2 yr old requests it by name two or three times a day and actually sits still and looks & listens; my  4 yr old has memorized most of the pages and "reads" along with me. I am purchasing one for both my nieces and my nephew!   

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