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Rocket Writes a Story (Hardcover) by Tad Hills

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Specifications

Dimensions (Overall): 10.6 Inches (H) x 9.8 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)

Weight: 1.15 Pounds

Number of Pages: 40

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Family / General, Animals / Dogs, Books + Libraries, General

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books

Author: Tad Hills

Age Range: 4-8 Years

Language: English

Street Date: October 10, 2012
TCIN: 14125113
UPC: 9780375870866
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-4290
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description



About the Book



Rocket loves books and he wants to make his own, but he can't think of a story. Encouraged by the little yellow bird to look closely at the world around him for inspiration, Rocket sets out on a journey. This irresistible sequel to the "New York Times" bestseller, "How Rocket Learned to Read, " is sure to appeal to kids, parents, teachers, and librarians. Full color.



Book Synopsis



The #1 New York Times Bestseller

This irresistible sequel to the New York Times bestselling How Rocket Learned to Read is a perfect choice to inspire new readers and writers, according to a starred review from Kirkus Reviews.

Rocket loves books and he wants to make his own, but he can't think of a story. Encouraged by the little yellow bird to look closely at the world around him for inspiration, Rocket sets out on a journey. Along the way he discovers small details that he has never noticed before, a timid baby owl who becomes his friend, and an idea for a story. Declared a best children's book of the year by Amazon, Barnes & Noble, School Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly, this book is sure to appeal to kids, parents, teachers, and librarians.



Review Quotes



School Library Journal Best of Children's Books 2012

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, March 15, 2012:
A perfect choice to inspire new readers and writers.

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, May 14, 2012:
"Hills is adept at showing Rocket's setbacks and successes while offering excellent tips for children following in the dog's footsteps...Hills gently demonstrates the power of stories to build bridges."

Starred Review, School Library Journal, July 2012:
"Listeners, readers, and aspiring writers will appreciate the excellent description of the many ways that stories unfold."

Kids' Indie Next List, Summer 2012



About The Author



TAD HILLS is the author and illustrator of How Rocket Learned to Read, Duck & Goose, and Duck, Duck, Goose, all New York Times bestsellers. His Duck & Goose board books include the ALA Notable Book, What's Up Duck?, and the Indie bestseller, Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin.
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