Rocket's Mighty Words
By Tad Hills
(Schwartz & Wade, Board Book, 9780385372336, 22pp.)
Publication Date: July 9, 2013
Other Editions of This Title: Board Book
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Learn to read simple words with Rocket, the dog who inspires kids to read and write, in this sturdy big board book for new readers.
Rocket and his friends from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story introduce simple words like n-e-s-t and m-u-d, as well as common sight words. Beginning readers will love practicing their new literacy skills alongside another brand-new reader--Rocket!
The larger size of this edition makes it perfect for sharing during storytime or lap time.
Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of How Rocket Learned to Read, Rocket Writes a Story, Duck & Goose, Duck, Duck, Goose, and Duck & Goose Go to the Beach--all New York Times bestsellers. His Duck & Goose board books include the ALA Notable Book What's Up Duck?, and the Indie bestsellers Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin and Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny. His Rocket books include two leveled readers, Drop it, Rocket! and Rocket's 100th Day of School. Tad lives in Brooklyn with his wife, their two children, and a real dog named Rocket.
School Library Journal, October 2013:
"The signature oil and colored pencil illustrations are colorful and charming, and the message that books and words are important is certainly a worthy one. More than 100 words/concepts are identified for little ones to learn."