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Hurricane

Hurricane

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A gorgeously-illustrated picture book about the power of community from Caldecott-Honoree John Rocco

That night the wind roars and rumbles,
like the sound of a thousand waves
pounding the shoreline.

A young boy's favorite place in the world is the old, splintery neighborhood dock. At this dock the boy can swim, fish, or watch minnows dart between the rocks. But a hurricane is coming...and its violent winds and rain carry with it anything that can float.

Caldecott Honoree John Rocco shows the power of community and the beauty of rebuilding after adversity in this dramatically illustrated follow-up to Blizzard and Blackout.


Author: John Rocco
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: 09/28/2021
Pages: 48
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 11.00h x 9.40w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9780759554931
Audience: Baby-Preschool

Review Citation(s):
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 07/01/2021
Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2021
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2021 pg. 82
Publishers Weekly 08/23/2021
Booklist 09/01/2021 pg. 80
Shelf Awareness 09/28/2021

About the Author
John Rocco is a New York Times Bestselling author and illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including Wolf! Wolf!, winner of the Borders Original Voices Award for best picture book; Moonpowder; Blizzard; and Blackout, a winner of the Caldecott Honor. Rocco also illustrated Whoopi Goldberg's Aliceand the covers for Rick Riordan's internationally bestselling series Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Kane Chronicles, The Heroes of Olympus and Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard. He also was the illustrator for both #1 New York Times Bestsellers Percy Jackson's Greek Gods and Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes. Most recently, Rocco's first book of nonfiction, How We Got To The Moon, was longlisted for the National Book Award.

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