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Walker Books Australia is delighted to announce it has acquired Wheels, the new title in the Roadworks series, by Sally Sutton and Brian Lovelock. With the highly successful Roadworks set selling over 200,000 copies, Wheels is sure to be highly anticipated.
‘I’m so excited to offer young vehicle enthusiasts the latest book in the Roadworks series! Here’s hoping Wheels will fire up their engines!’ says Sally Sutton.
‘The next book in a super-selling, internationally celebrated series is perfect for beginning readers from a super-charged pair of creators,’ says Linsay Knight, head of Australian publishing at Walker Books Australia.
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