Hush, Little Rocket

by Mo O'Hara (Author) Alexandra Cook (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

Bedtime goes out of this world with Hush, Little Rocket, a new picture book by New York Times-bestselling author Mo O'Hara!

Hush, Little Rocket, don't make a bleep.

We're heading home now, it's time to sleep.

At the end of a very long day soaring around the galaxy, send your little rocket to sleep with this celestial lullaby sung to the tune of "Hush Little Baby." Starting at the long, yellow flares of the sun and coming home to a launchpad on Neptune's largest moon, this gentle bedtime flight will introduce readers to the solar system while lulling them into a slumber full of cosmic dreams. Sweeping illustrations by Alexandra Cook bring the Milky Way to life, and backmatter provides more planetary facts for your curious stargazer. Perfect for tiny astronauts!

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Starred Review
A stellar twist on an old lullaby. 
Mo O'Hara

Mo O'Hara is the New York Times bestselling author of the My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series, the My Fantastically Evil Vampire Pet series, and the Agent Moose graphic novels. She grew up in Pennsylvania and now lives in London, where she works as a writer, actor, and storyteller, visiting theaters and schools all across the UK and Ireland.

Alexandra Cook is an illustrator and concept designer from Atlanta, GA. Having grown up outdoors, she is driven by the fantasies that filled her days of backwoods exploration and desire for adventure. Inspired by environments and people, she uses her love of real-life places to create new worlds and stories for their inhabitants. She is currently based in Austin, TX.

Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Feiwel & Friends
Publication date
March 20, 2023
BISAC categories
JNF067000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Bedtime & Dreams
JNF051040 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Astronomy
Library of Congress categories

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