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Kids are learning to read with Rocket! Rocket, the star of Tad Hills's New York Times bestselling picture books, returns in an all-new, easy-to-read book about a game of hide and seek that he just can't seem to win.
Rocket, Bella, and Owl are playing hide and seek! Game after game, Rocket gets found first, which makes for hurt feelings. Seeing as their friend is down, Bella and Owl come up with a plan to make the game fun again! With its simple words, lots of repetition, and bright, colorful illustrations, young readers will love this Rocket book about solving problems, which they can ready all by themselves!
Want more easy-to-read fun with Rocket? Don't miss Rocket and the Perfect Pumpkin!
About the Author
Tad Hills is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Rocket and Duck & Goose series, including the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read; Rocket Writes a Story; R Is for Rocket; Duck & Goose; Duck, Duck, Goose; Duck & Goose Go to the Beach; and Duck & Goose, Honk! Quack! Boo! He also created various board books in these series, including Rocket’s Mighty Words; Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin; the ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book What’s Up, Duck?: A Book of Opposites; Duck & Goose: Here Comes the Easter Bunny!; and several Step Into Reading titles, including Drop It, Rocket! and Rocket’s 100th Day of School.
The Boston Globe declared Hills’s work “charming, funny, simple, and surprising” and dubbed him “a master of the light comic touch.”
Tad lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, two children, and his real-life dog, Rocket, who has not yet learned to read.
Visit Tad online at tadhills.com, and follow him on Twitter at @tadhills.
Praise for How Rocket Learned to Read
“Defies gravity. Rocket is lovable.” —The Boston Globe
“A perfect picture book for kids three to seven.” —Chicago Sun-Times
“Tad Hills celebrates the joy of learning, as well as the power of a good teacher to change lives.” —The Seattle Times
Praise for Rocket Writes a Story
“Empower[s] young children to engage their fertile imaginations.” —The New York Times
*“A perfect choice to inspire new readers and writers.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred