An ode to things-that-go from the internationally bestselling creators of Roadworks.

Rumbly wheels, grumbly wheels,
Hauling-up-the-hill wheels.
Wheels go fast, wheels go slow.
Shout what’s coming, if you know!

On the heels of Dig, Dump, Roll, comes another interactive read-aloud from Sally Sutton and Brian Lovelock. In this story, a boy and his sister watch vehicles pass on a town street and have to guess what's coming, each time they see the wheels. In the end, they get to be the ones with wheels, as they ride their scooters away.

Roadworks series by Sally Sutton has reached over 1 million copies sold.


Sally Sutton is the award-winning and bestselling author of Roadworks, Demolition and Construction. In 2009, Roadworkswon the Picture Book category of the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards, and in 2015 Construction was a finalist. Sally has also written many other books for children, including her most recent Walker book Dig, Dump, Roll. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand, with her husband and two daughters.

Brian Lovelock is a scientist and the award-winning illustrator of the Roadworks series, Flight of the Honey Bee, Ambulance, Ambulance, Gecko, and Dig, Dump, Roll.


Highly recommended… sure to be another book to please both boys and girls


Wheels is perfect for sharing with the littlest vehicle enthusiasts, and will keep them enthralled.

Kids Book Review

With a vibrant, child-friendly style and eye-catching tones, mixed with the effervescent technique of splashes and flicks – brilliantly representing a road-like and wheel-splash-like quality (plus fantastic tyre-mark tracks in the endpapers)… fans of the series will be absolutely delighted with this presentation and language experience. Offering great scope for discussion, including a graphic of the parts of a wheel in the back of the book, toddlers and pre-schoolers are sure to roll out WHEELS over and over again.

CBCA: Reading Time

an easy win for any storytime session and would work great for a younger or excited bunch. I am contemplating whether I buy another copy just for myself to keep on hand at all times. It’s a winner for sure.

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As in Sutton’s other books about vehicles and machines, the language is vivid in both vocabulary and visually … The many vehicle-mad youngsters out there are going to love this


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