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Tad Hills grew up in Norwell, Massachusetts, with a love of wildlife and nature. Surrounding his childhood home were many acres of fields and forests where he and his brother and sister would explore, build forts out of sticks and hay, and pick blueberries and grapes. His mother taught 4th-grade science for the Audubon society and often brought home animals. Raccoons, snakes, owls, and turtles were common guests in their house. His love of nature and wildlife is reflected by his favorite books from his childhood: Robert McCloskey’s Blueberries for Sal, The Biggest Bear by Lynd Ward, and chapter books by... Read More

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Drop It, Rocket!
Written 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 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
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 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! (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
Hardcover

Here is the first book in 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 Rosemary Wells’s...

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

Here is the first book in 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 Rosemary Wells’s...

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

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 Go to the Beach
Written by Tad Hills
Hardcover

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

PRESCHOOLERS WILL CHEER the return of Duck and Goose in their second board book appearance! 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... 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
Board

Duck & Goose are back in this sturdy board book, perfect for preschoolers! 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
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...

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

Duck & Goose are back! 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 they succeed? Preschoolers won't be able to... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, How Are You Feeling?
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Board

Preschoolers, rejoice! Duck and Goose are back in their third board book appearance. All the favorite characters, including Bluebird and Thistle, return—this time to help toddlers learn about their feelings. Following on the heels of the hugely successful What’s Up, Duck? and Duck & Goose 1,2,3, this charming board book uses... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, How Are You Feeling?
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Preschoolers, rejoice! Duck and Goose are back. All the favorite characters, including Bluebird and Thistle, return—this time to help toddlers learn about their feelings. Following on the heels of the hugely successful What’s Up, Duck? and Duck & Goose 1,2,3, this charming book uses simple text and colorful illustrations to help... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, It's Time for Christmas! (Oversized Board Book)
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Board

Celebrate Christmas with Duck & Goose in this large-format board book!

New York Times
bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate Christmas in this sturdy, large-sized board book. Goose wants to make snow angels and go sledding—but Duck knows it's time for Christmas! Preschoolers won't... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, It's Time for Christmas!
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
eBook

Celebrate Christmas with Duck and Goose!

Our feathered friends are getting ready for Christmas. The only problem? Goose is more interested in skating, sledding, and making snow angels than in helping Duck decorate their Christmas tree. While Goose has the time of his life in the snow, it seems poor Duck will... Read More
 





Duck & Goose, It's Time for Christmas!
Written by Tad Hills
Illustrated by Tad Hills
Board

Celebrate Christmas with Duck and Goose’s new holiday board book!

Our feathered friends are getting ready for Christmas. The only problem? Goose is more interested in skating, sledding, and making snow angels than in helping Duck decorate their Christmas tree. While Goose has the time of his life in the snow, it... Read More
 





Duck, Duck, Goose
Written by Tad Hills
Hardcover

Duck & Goose, Goose & Duck. Feathered friends forever . . . or are they? That's what we discover in this charming and hilarious follow-up to the bestselling Duck & Goose. You see, there's a challenge to their friendship: a little whippersnapper of a duck named Thistle. Thistle's good at everything...

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

Duck & Goose, Goose & Duck. Feathered friends forever . . . or are they? That's what we discover in this charming and hilarious follow-up to the bestselling Duck & Goose. You see, there's a challenge to their friendship: a little whippersnapper of a duck named Thistle. Thistle's good at everything...

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