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Roadwork! (2008)

by Sally Sutton

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This book teaches young children about the process of building a road.
Ages 2-5yrs
  Maripocita | Nov 18, 2013 |
This book talks about constriction machines and workers who are making a road
Age: 3-5
Source: Pierce College
  DaisyMendoza | Nov 13, 2013 |
A story of many people busy working with different machines, working on the road.
Source: Lakewood Library
Age: 3 - 5
  latin269 | Nov 5, 2013 |
From School Library Journal
Starred Review. PreSchool-K—No construction detail is ignored in this rhythmic read-aloud that takes readers from the "Ping! Bang! Tap!" of the groundbreaking to the "Toot! Honk! Vroom!" of the new road's opening. Extensive use of action verbs and onomatopoeic exclamations guide youngsters through packing the ground, rolling the tar, raising the signs, and even planting trees along the side of the route. Angular road lines—reminiscent of Donald Crews's illustrations of popular machines—traverse each spread, often guiding viewers' eyes in the direction of the next page. Interestingly, the many multiethnic workers depicted in the attractive ink illustrations seem as cool as cucumbers despite their noisy laboring. A picture glossary of roadwork machines is a great finishing touch to this dynamic title.—Madeline Walton-Hadlock, San Jose Public Library, CA
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
  SammieG | Jul 28, 2013 |
this book talks about construction machines and people who are contruction workers that are building roads. ages 3-5
source: pierce college
  cmendoza | Mar 17, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763639125, Hardcover)

Every preschooler who is mad for machines will revel in this bright, boisterous picture book about the exciting process of building a road.

"Load the dirt. Load the dirt. Scoop and swing and drop. Slam it down into the truck. Bump! Whump! Whop!"

There are many big machines and busy people involved in building a road, and this riveting picture 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 draw young onlookers with its rambunctious rhymes and noisy fun.

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There are many big machines and busy people involved in building a road, and this picture book, with its rambunctious rhymes and noisy fun, follows them every step of the way, from clearing a pathway to rolling the tar to sweeping up at the end.

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Editions: 0763639125, 0763646539

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