Rocket Writes a Story

Rocket Writes a Story

Rocket Writes a Story

Rocket Writes a Story

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Overview

Inspire a lifelong love of reading with an irresistible dog named Rocket and his teacher, a little yellow bird in this sequel to the New York Times bestselling picture book, How Rocket Learned to Read.

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY School Library JournalPublishers Weekly

"A perfect choice to inspire new readers and writers." Kirkus Reviews, starred review


Rocket loves books and he wants to make his own, but he can't think of a story. Encouraged by the little yellow bird to look closely at the world around him for inspiration, Rocket sets out on a journey. Along the way he discovers small details that he has never noticed before, a timid baby owl who becomes his friend, and an idea for a story.

Tad Hills, the creator of the beloved Duck & Goose series delivers another heartwarming story, filled with fresh, charming art making this a favorite for story time. 

Don’t miss the animated movie based on the bestselling Rocket books—now airing on PBS!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375870866
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 07/24/2012
Series: Rocket
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 107,950
Product dimensions: 10.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: AD540L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

About The Author
TAD HILLS is the author and illustrator of How Rocket Learned to Read, Duck & Goose, and Duck, Duck, Goose, all New York Times bestsellers. His Duck & Goose board books include the ALA Notable Book, What's Up Duck?, and the Indie bestseller, Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin.

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

School Library Journal Best of Children's Books 2012

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, March 15, 2012:
"A perfect choice to inspire new readers and writers."

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, May 14, 2012:
“Hills is adept at showing Rocket’s setbacks and successes while offering excellent tips for children following in the dog’s footsteps…Hills gently demonstrates the power of stories to build bridges.”

Starred Review, School Library Journal, July 2012:
“Listeners, readers, and aspiring writers will appreciate the excellent description of the many ways that stories unfold.”

Kids' Indie Next List, Summer 2012

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