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Tad Hills is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Rocket and Duck & Goose series, including the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read; Rocket Writes a Story; R Is for Rocket; Duck & Goose; Duck, Duck, Goose; Duck & Goose Go to the Beach; and Duck & Goose, Honk! Quack! Boo! He also created various board books in these series, including Rocket’s Mighty Words; Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin; the ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book What’s Up, Duck?: A Book of Opposites; Duck & Goose: Here Comes the Easter Bunny!; and... Read More

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Drop It, Rocket!
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Hardcover

Rocket, the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, is back in a Step 1 leveled reader. Rocket is ready to find new words for his word tree with his teacher, the little yellow bird. He finds a... Read More
 





Drop It, Rocket!
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Rocket, the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, is back in a Step 1 leveled reader. Rocket is ready to find new words for his word tree with his teacher, the little yellow bird. He finds a... Read More
 





Drop It, Rocket!: Read & Listen Edition
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Rocket, the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, is back in a leveled reader. Rocket is ready to find new words for his word tree with his teacher, the little yellow bird. He finds a leaf, a... Read More
 





Drop It, Rocket!
Written by Tad Hills
Hardcover Library Binding

Rocket, the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, is back in a Step 1 leveled reader. Rocket is ready to find new words for his word tree with his teacher, the little yellow bird. He finds a... Read More
 





Drop It, Rocket! (Step Into Reading, Step 1)
Written by Tad Hills
Trade Paperback

Rocket, the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, is back in a Step 1 leveled reader.

Rocket is ready to find new words for his word tree with his teacher, the little yellow bird. He finds a... Read More
 





Duck & Goose
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Board

The New York Times bestselling and award winning Duck & Goose is now a board book! A must have this Easter for every child's library!

At long last, the classic New York Times–bestselling and award-winning Duck & Goose is available as a board book. It’s a must-have for every child’s home library...

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Duck & Goose
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Hardcover

This extra special anniversary edition of the New York Times bestselling Duck & Goose picture book is an egg-citing addition to any young readers' library. 

It's an unforgettable children's classic starring two beloved characters, and a must-have for any child's home library.

Meet Duck and Goose, two young birds who mistake a...

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Duck & Goose
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

This extra special anniversary edition of the New York Times bestselling Duck & Goose picture book is an egg-citing addition to any young readers' library. 

It's an unforgettable children's classic starring two beloved characters, and a must-have for any child's home library.

Meet Duck and Goose, two young birds who mistake a...

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Duck & Goose: Read & Listen Edition
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Read and listen along in the first of the popular Duck & Goose line of picture books and board books. This New York Times bestseller and ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book stars two unforgettable characters and is filled with humor that young children will appreciate—and recognize!

Like James Marshall’s George and Martha, and...

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Duck & Goose Colors
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Board

Learn your colors with the New York Times-bestselling odd couple Duck and Goose! 

Our favorite feathered friends introduce basic colors in this sturdy board book and concept book, perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.


Praise for the Duck & Goose series:
 
“Duck and Goose have taken their places alongside Frog and Toad and George and... Read More
 





Duck & Goose Colors
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Learn your colors with the New York Times-bestselling odd couple Duck and Goose! 

Our favorite feathered friends introduce basic colors in this sturdy board book and concept book, perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.


Praise for the Duck & Goose series:
 
“Duck and Goose have taken their places alongside Frog and Toad and George and... Read More
 





Duck & Goose Go to the Beach
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Take a trip to the beach with the beloved, classic, and New York Times–bestselling odd couple Duck & Goose!

Duck wants to go on an adventure. But Goose isn't so sure. Together, the two best friends set off on a walk that takes them through the meadow, past a shady thicket, and over... Read More
 





Duck & Goose Go to the Beach
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Hardcover

Take a trip to the beach with the beloved, classic, and New York Times–bestselling odd couple Duck & Goose!

Duck wants to go on an adventure. But Goose isn't so sure. Together, the two best friends set off on a walk that takes them through the meadow, past a shady thicket, and over... Read More
 





Duck & Goose Go to the Beach: Read & Listen Edition
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

In this delightful follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Duck & Goose and Duck, Duck, Goose, Duck wants to go on an adventure. Goose doesn't. He doesn't see the point. After all, why would they go anywhere when they're happy right where they are? But then Goose sees the ocean... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, 1, 2, 3
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Board

Learn basic counting concepts with the New York Times-bestselling odd couple Duck and Goose! 

All the favorite characters, including Bluebird and Thistle, return—this time to introduce basic counting concepts.

One goose. Two ducks. Three friends. As the characters illustrate from numbers 1 to 10, children will love to follow along with the... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, 1, 2, 3
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

PRESCHOOLERS WILL CHEER the return of Duck and Goose! All the favorite characters, including Bluebird and Thistle, return—this time to introduce basic counting concepts.

One goose. Two ducks. Three friends. As the characters illustrate from numbers 1 to 10, children will love to follow along with the simple text and all-new original... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, Find a Pumpkin (Oversized Board Book)
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Board

New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to find a big, beautiful pumpkin in this sturdy, large-sized board book. Duck & Goose look everywhere for a pumpkin—in the apple tree, in the leaf pile, inside a hollow log... Where will they find one?... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, Find a Pumpkin
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Duck and Goose, where is your pumpkin? Is it in the log? Is it under the leaves? Is it in the apple tree? Preschoolers will surely enjoy going on a pumpkin hunt with Duck and Goose . . . especially when they find the perfect pumpkin at the end! Read More
 





Duck & Goose, Find a Pumpkin
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Board

PRESCHOOLERS WILL CHEER the return of Duck and Goose in their fourth board book appearance. This time, Duck and Goose are looking for the perfect pumpkin. Is it in the log? Is it under the leaves? Is it in the apple tree? Young children will surely enjoy going on a pumpkin... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, Goose Needs a Hug
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Duck & Goose are back! And this time, New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate Valentine's Day. What does Goose need more than anything this Valentine's Day? A hug from a good friend. Read More
 





Duck & Goose, Goose Needs a Hug
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Board

Celebrate love and friendship with the New York Times–bestselling odd couple Duck & Goose in this sturdy board book, perfect for preschoolers!

Goose is feeling sad. What does he need to cheer him up? He doesn't need a game of tag. Or to stand on his head. Or a happy song. What he... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, Goose Needs a Hug
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Duck & Goose are back! And this time, New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate Valentine's Day. What does Goose need more than anything this Valentine's Day? A hug from a good friend. Read More
 





Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny!
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Duck & Goose are back! New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate spring. Duck & Goose have lots of ideas about how to find the Easter Bunny, but will they succeed? Preschoolers won't be able to resist this latest story featuring Duck... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny!
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Duck & Goose are back! New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate spring. Duck & Goose have lots of ideas about how to find the Easter Bunny, but will they succeed? Preschoolers won't be able to resist this latest story featuring Duck...

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Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny!
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Board

Join the egg-stremely popular Duck and Goose, and friends as they celebrate spring! 

New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate spring in this sturdy board book. Duck & Goose have lots of ideas about how to find the Easter Bunny, but will... Read More
 

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