Long before Richard Scarry or Dr. Seuss, an American artist delighted a generation of children and their parents with hilarious, topsy-turvy illustrations and slightly subversive tales told in rhyme. This was illustrator/author Peter Newell. Working over eighty years ago, Newell remains as profoundly enjoyableuand incredibly popularuas ever. Tuttle is proud to be reissuing his three classic works, sure to delight the young and old alike. In The Rocket Book,you'll Algernon Bracket and Orlando Pease. Find out how a rocket launched from the basement floor of an apartment building is sure to interrupt a personAEs day.Newell, Peter S. is the author of 'Rocket Book' with ISBN 9780804805056 and ISBN 0804805059.