Rocket the Brave! (Rocket)

by Tad Hills (Author)

Rocket the Brave! (Rocket)
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade
Series: Rocket
The #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author is back with another easy-to-read story featuring the beloved dog Rocket, this time about overcoming fear and being brave. Rocket the dog has fun chasing a butterfly up a hill and around a pond, but he does not want to follow it into the scary forest. Full color.
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..".an exemplary early reader in words and images, with a happy ending, to boot."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Tad Hills

Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of the highly acclaimed New York Times-bestselling picture books Duck & Goose; Duck, Duck, Goose; Duck & Goose Go to the Beach; How Rocket Learned to Read; and Rocket Writes a Story. He has created numerous Duck & Goose board books, among them the ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book What's Up, Duck?; Duck & Goose, It's Time for Christmas!; Duck & Goose Colors!; and most recently, Duck & Goose, Let's Dance! The Rocket series includes a board book, Rocket's Mighty Words, and 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 dog named Rocket. Visit the author online at

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Schwartz & Wade Books
Publication date
July 20, 2018
BISAC categories
JUV029000 - Juvenile Fiction | Nature & the Natural World | General
JUV002070 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Dogs
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