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  • Published: 14 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9780593177860
  • Imprint: RHUS Children's Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $27.99

Rocket and the Perfect Pumpkin




Kids are learning to read with Rocket! Rocket, the star of Tad Hills's New York Times bestselling picture books, returns in a new Level 1 Step into Reading story, this time about the joy of being kind.

It's a beautiful day at the pumpkin patch! There, Rocket and Bella find the perfect pumpkin. But as the friends try to take the pumpkin home, it rolls downhill and lands in front of Mr. Barker's doghouse. Can Rocket and Bella get their pumpkin back? With its simple words, lots of repetition, and bright, colorful illustrations, young readers will love this Step 1 Step into Reading leveled reader about being generous, which they can read all by themselves!

Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. Perfect for early readers of Rocket the Brave and Drop it, Rocket! and children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading.

  • Published: 14 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9780593177860
  • Imprint: RHUS Children's Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $27.99

About the author

Tad Hills

Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture books Duck & Goose and Duck, Duck, Goose. He has created four board books featuring the same characters: What's Up, Duck?, an ALA Notable Book; Duck and Goose, 1, 2, 3; Duck & Goose, How Are You Feeling?; and Duck and Goose Find a Pumpkin. He is also the illustrator of Waking Up Wendell, by April Stevens; My Fuzzy Friends; and Knock, Knock, Who's There? Tad Hills lives in Brooklyn with his wife, their two children, and a dog named Rocket who has not (yet) learned how to read!

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