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Roadworks Anniversary Gift Set

By Sally Sutton
Illustrated by Brian Lovelock

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the award-winning Roadworks with this gift set!

Load the dirt, load the dirt, scoop and swing and drop. Slam it down into the truck. Bump! Whump! Whop! Tip the stones, tip the stones, lift and slide and dump. Lay the groundwork for the road. Crash! Roar! Thump! The multi-award-winning, internationally bestselling Roadworks is turning ten! Celebrate this special anniversary of everyone’s favourite picture book for machine-mad kids with a fun gift set that includes a book and moveable plastic toy truck. Perfect for fans old and new!

  • Roadworks is an international bestseller - over 400,000 copies sold!
  • Roadworks was the Winner of the Picture Book category at the 2009 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards and was a 2009 Storylines Notable Picture Book.
  • According to Kirkus Reviews, Roadworks is “A truck-lover’s dream come true.” (starred review)

About the author

Sally Sutton is the award-winning and bestselling author of Roadworks, Demolition and Construction. In 2009 Roadworks won the Picture Book category of the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards, and in 2015 Construction was a finalist. Ambulance, Ambulance! will be Sally's eighth picture book for WBA. Sally lives in Auckland, New Zealand, with her husband and two daughters. She has a keen interest in European languages and has an M.A. (Hons) in German.

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: 9781925381559
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding:
Release Date: September 1, 2018
Dimensions: 160 x 170mm, 28pp
Stock Status: Signed Off
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 04/09/18 at 01:53:51
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