Rocket and his friends from the "New York Times" bestselling picture books "How Rocket Learned to Read" and "Rocket Writes a Story" introduce simple words like n-e-s-t and m-u-d, as well as common sight words. Read more...
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Learn to read simple words with Rocket, the dog who inspires kids to read and write, in this sturdy big board book for new readers.
Rocket and his friends from the "New York Times" bestselling picture books "How Rocket Learned to Read" and "Rocket Writes a Story" introduce simple words like n-e-s-t and m-u-d, as well as common sight words. Beginning readers will love practicing their new literacy skills alongside another brand-new reader--Rocket
The larger size of this edition makes it perfect for sharing during storytime or lap time.
- ISBN-13: 9780385372336
- ISBN-10: 0385372337
- Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books
- Publish Date: July 2013
- Page Count: 18
- Reading Level: Ages 2-5
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2013-08-05
- Reviewer: Staff
The star of How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story helps readers share his appreciation for words in this large-format board book. Each spread showcases anywhere from four to 23 words. Most feature Rocket in outdoor settings, as Hills shares parts of canine anatomy (tail, paw, ear), actions (wag, dig, nap), and prepositions (Rocket appears “in” and “out” of a log). Two “chalkboard” spreads feature chalk drawings of an array of common objects, and Rocket’s yellow bird friend wraps things up with a collection of “small words that will come in handy,” including from, now, since, how, and then. Rocket continues to be a winning guide dog of the literary kind. Ages 2–5. (July)