By Sutton, SallyIllustrated by Lovelock, Brian
Roadworks is made with machine-mad pre-school boys in mind, though girls will also love the exciting noise - words, rhythms and rhymes. Roadworks aims to differ from other machine books in that it shows an actual project being completed from start to finish, in this case, the bui...lding of a road. The format is simple and would lend itself to further books in a series.Read more
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Sally Sutton has a keen interest in European languages. She has an M.A. (Hons) in German, and also enjoys writing plays for the stage. Her first picture book for Walker Books Australia, Roadworks, won the Picture Book category of the 2009 New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards, and was followed by Demolition and Farmer John's Tractor. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand, with her husband and two daughters. Brian Lovelock is a scientist working in the power industry in New Zealand. He has painted all his life but has only recently ventured into the world of book illustration. His previous titles with Walker Books Australia include Your Mother Didn't Do That! and Roadworks which won the Picture Book category in the 2009 New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults. In 2013, Brian was long-listed for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Award for his work on Demolition. In 2014, Flight of the Honey Bee won the LIANZA Russell Clark Illustration Award, was a Storylines Notable Book and was a finalist for the LIANZA Elsie Locke Non-Fiction Award and the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards.
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