R Is for Rocket

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R Is for Rocket
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
AuthorRay Bradbury
CountryUnited States
GenreScience fiction
PublisherDoubleday & Company
Publication date
Media typePrint (hardback)
Pages233 pp

R Is for Rocket (1962) is a short story collection by American writer Ray Bradbury, compiled for Young Adult library sections. It contains fifteen stories from earlier Bradbury collections, and two previously uncollected stories.


  1. "R Is for Rocket" (first published as "King of the Gray Spaces")
  2. "The End of the Beginning"
  3. "The Fog Horn"
  4. "The Rocket"
  5. "The Rocket Man"
  6. "The Golden Apples of the Sun"
  7. "A Sound of Thunder"
  8. "The Long Rain"
  9. "The Exiles"
  10. "Here There Be Tygers"
  11. "The Strawberry Window"
  12. "The Dragon"
  13. "The Gift"
  14. "Frost and Fire"
  15. "Uncle Einar"
  16. "The Time Machine"
  17. "The Sound of Summer Running" (Dandelion Wine excerpt)


  • Tuck, Donald H. (1974). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 63. ISBN 0-911682-20-1.

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