Sally Sutton is the award-winning and best-selling 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 living in Auckland, New Zealand. He has painted all his life and ventured into the world of book illustration about ten years ago. His first illustrations for Walker Books Australia were for Roadworks (by Sally Sutton), voted Best Picture Book at the 2009 New Zealand Post Book Awards. Other titles with Walker Books Australia include: Your Mother Didn't Do That!, Demolition, Construction, The Rain Train and Flight of the Honey Bee. In 2013, Brian was long-listed for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Award for his work on Demolition and in 2014, Flight of the Honey Bee won the LIANZA Russell Clark Medal for Illustration. His latest project is Ambulance Ambulance!, due for publication in 2016.
This is a fun book with melodic verse, colorful images, and
onomatopoeia which will have children jumping out of their seats. *
Library Media Connection *
This is a very desirable companion to the other books in the series, Roadworks and Demolition. Highly recommended. * The School Librarian *
Construction is the type of book that can easily become a child's favourite. * The Book Bag *