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Learn to read with this New York Times-bestselling picture book, starring an irresistible dog named Rocket and his teacher, a little yellow bird. Follow along as Rocket masters the alphabet, sounds out words, and finally learns to read all on his own! * Hardcover book with 40 pages * Suitable for infants or children
About the Author:Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture books Duck & Goose and Duck, Duck, Goose. He has created four board books featuring the same characters: What's Up, Duck?, an ALA Notable Book; Duck and Goose, 1, 2, 3; Duck & Goose, How Are You Feeling?; and Duck and Goose Find a Pumpkin. He is also the illustrator of Waking Up Wendell, by April Stevens; My Fuzzy Friends; and Knock, Knock, Who's There?
Somerville, Massachusetts-based Candlewick Press started small. The staff of three—founder Sebastian Walker, editor Wendy Boase, and designer Amelia Edwards—began publishing books for children in Walker's spare bedroom under the name Walker Books before expanding in 1991. Since then, the company has published over 3,000 children's books and expanded to middle-grade and young-adult titles, cementing it as one of the largest independent publishing companies in the world.