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  • Published: 15 July 2018
  • ISBN: 9781524773472
  • Imprint: RHUS Children's Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $8.99

Rocket the Brave!



Kids are learning to read with Rocket! Tad Hills, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, is back with another easy-to-read story featuring the beloved dog Rocket, this time about overcoming fear and being brave.

Kids are learning to read with Rocket! Tad Hills the #1 New York Times bestselling author is back with another Level 1 Step into Reading story about the beloved dog Rocket, this time about overcoming fear and being brave.

Rocket, the star of the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, returns in an all-new Step 1 Step into Reading leveled reader. Rocket is happily chasing a butterfly through the meadow when she disappears into the woods. As much as Rocket wants to follow the butterfly, the woods look dark and scary. Can Rocket overcome his fear? With predictable patterns, simple words, lots of repetition, and bright, colorful illustrations, young readers will love this new Rocket book, 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 children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading.

  • Published: 15 July 2018
  • ISBN: 9781524773472
  • Imprint: RHUS Children's Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $8.99

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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