TAD HILLS is the author and illustrator of the highly acclaimed New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read; Rocket Writes a Story; Duck & Goose; Duck, Duck, Goose; and Duck & Goose Go to the Beach. His board books include the ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book What's Up, Duck?; Duck & Goose- It's Time for Christmas!; and Duck & Goose- Goose Needs a Hug. Tad lives in Brooklyn with his wife, their two children, and a real dog named Rocket.