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Construction

By Sally Sutton
Illustrated by Brian Lovelock

The next offering from the award-winning duo that brought machine-mad kids Roadworks and Demolition.

Hoist the wood. Hoist the wood. Chain and hook and strap. Swing it round, then lower it down. Thonk! Clonk! Clap! Build the frame. Build the frame. Hammer all day long. Make the stairs and floors and walls. Bing! Bang! Bong!

  • Companion to Roadworks and Demolition.
  • Includes a pictorial glossary of all the machines with a short caption of what each machine does
  • A great book for active boys and girls. Describes the construction of a new building. Full of fun rhymes and onomatopoeic words to read aloud

About the author

Sally Sutton has a keen interest in European languages. She has an M.A. (Hons) in German. 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.

About the illustrator

Brian Lovelock is a scientist and illustrator 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.

ISBN: 9781922077301
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: September 1, 2014
Dimensions: 250 x 260mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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