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Load the dirt. Load the dirt. Scoop and swing and drop. Slam it down into the truck. Bump! Whump! Whop! (Ages 2-5) There are many big machines and busy people involved in building a road, and this riveting board book follows them every step of the way. From clearing a pathway (screek! ) to rolling the tar (squelch! ) to sweeping up at the end (swish! ), Roadwork is sure to delight young truck-lovers with its rambunctious rhymes and noisy fun.
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Product details

  • Board book | 28 pages
  • 178 x 183 x 18mm | 340g
  • English
  • Us Board Book ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0763646539
  • 9780763646530
  • 2,773

Review quote

A crisp and colorful guide to a road-building project.
--San Francisco Chronicle A truck-lover's dream come true -- repetition, rhyme and onomatopoeia -- perfect for read-alouds, it will be a hit whether shared with a group or one-on-one.
--Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Dynamic.
--School Library Journal (starred review)
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About Sally Sutton

Sally Sutton is a playwright and author of two previous picture books. She lives in New Zealand. Brian Lovelock is a geophysicist as well as a fine artist. He also illustrated DID MY MOTHER DO THAT? by Sharon Holt. He lives in New Zealand.
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Rating details

911 ratings
4.09 out of 5 stars
5 38% (349)
4 37% (339)
3 21% (188)
2 3% (28)
1 1% (7)
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