Guess what kind of truck is at work in this interactive book by the bestselling creators of Roadworks, packaged with a plastic excavator that rolls and moves.
What’s at work? Here’s a clue:
It will clear the ground for you.
Bulldozer! Coming through!
This is the follow-up to Roadworks that will delight tiny truck enthusiasts. It's an engaging, interactive text that asks readers to guess what kind of vehicle is at work. Visual clues alongside the text help ensure that our readers are challenged but can still be successful with their guesses. In the end, the vehicles work together to build a surprise.
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.
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.
Simple, yet realistic and colourful pictures of diggers, rollers, concrete mixers, bulldozers and dump trucks will provide plenty of excitement for young children who love the subject.
Kids' Book Review
Each page is brightly illustrated with lots for children to recognise and ask about.
The book is filled with engaging, interactive text that asks readers to guess what type of vehicle is at work.
Blog of Dog
This is a rumbling, easy ride that very young interested parties will greatly enjoy.