Rocket's Very Fine Day (Paperback)
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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 making the most of a rainy day.
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. It's a beautiful sunny day and Rocket and Bella have big plans for fun in the sun. That is until a drop of rain falls and the clouds roll in. 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 early readers of Rocket the Brave and Drop it, Rocket! and children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading
About the Author
Tad Hills is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Rocket and Duck & Goose series, including the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read; Rocket Writes a Story; R Is for Rocket; Duck & Goose; Duck, Duck, Goose; Duck & Goose Go to the Beach; and Duck & Goose, Honk! Quack! Boo! He also created various board books in these series, including Rocket’s Mighty Words; Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin; the ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book What’s Up, Duck?: A Book of Opposites; Duck & Goose: Here Comes the Easter Bunny!; and several Step Into Reading titles, including Drop It, Rocket! and Rocket’s 100th Day of School.
The Boston Globe declared Hills’s work “charming, funny, simple, and surprising” and dubbed him “a master of the light comic touch.”
Tad lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, two children, and his real-life dog, Rocket, who has not yet learned to read.
Visit Tad online at tadhills.com, and follow him on Twitter at @tadhills.