Drop It, Rocket!
By Tad Hills
(Schwartz & Wade, Hardcover, 9780385372473, 32pp.)
Publication Date: July 8, 2014
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Rocket, the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, is back in a leveled reader. Rocket is ready to find new words for his word tree with his teacher, the little yellow bird. He finds a leaf, a hat, and a star . . . but when he finds a red boot, he doesn’t want to let go. What will make Rocket drop it?
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!
Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of the highly acclaimed New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read, Rocket Writes a Story, Duck & Goose, Duck, Duck, Goose, and Duck & Goose Go to the Beach. His board books include the ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book What’s Up, Duck?; Duck & Goose, Goose Needs a Hug; and Rocket’s Mighty Words. Tad lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, their two children, and a real dog named Rocket.