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Rocket Writes a Story Hardcover – Picture Book, July 24, 2012

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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.”

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ 0375870865
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Schwartz & Wade; First Edition (July 24, 2012)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 40 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780375870866
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0375870866
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 5 - 6 years, from customers
  • Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ AD540L
  • Grade level ‏ : ‎ Preschool - 3
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.08 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 9.92 x 0.39 x 10.78 inches
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Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of many books including the New York Times Bestselling Duck and Goose, Duck, Duck, Goose and How Rocket Learned to Read. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, two kids and dog Rocket who has not learned to read...yet.

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