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Rocket's Secret Valentine

Tad Hills

Board book

List Price: 8.99*
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Celebrate Valentine's Day with Rocket, the canine star of Tad Hills's New York Times-bestselling picture books, in this new adventure!

Someone is leaving friendly notes for Rocket... It must be a secret valentine! But who could it be?

Join Rocket, Bella, and Owl as they look for clues, follow the notes, and try to solve the mystery! Each "note" contains a rhyming stanza with the last word missing, inviting readers to join in the fun, guess the answer, and help Rocket get one step closer to finding his secret valentine.

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780593181331, 22pp.

Publication Date: December 14, 2021

About the Author

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 other books include the ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book What's Up, Duck?; Duck & Goose: It's Time for Christmas!; and four Step into Reading titles: Drop it, Rocket!, Rocket's 100th Day of School, Rocket the Brave!, and Rocket's Very Fine Day. Tad lives in Brooklyn with his wife, their two children, and a real dog named Rocket. Visit him on the web at or follow him on Twitter at @tadhills.