The Nocturnals: The Peculiar Possum (Paperback)
"Addresses bullying and empathy in an easy, accessible way" --New York Post
Includes Bonus Nocturnals Fun Facts and a Glossary of Fun Words from Different Languages
Life Skills include Accepting Differences, Empathy, and Kindness. NEW Get The Nocturnals companion Grow & Read Animal Activity Book to extend the story with animal facts, coloring, drawing games, mazes, puzzles, and more (Sold separately)
GREAT GIFT FOR BEGINNING READERS AGES 6-8
Download complimentary printable activities on the book's website: Sight Word Games, Makerspace Crafts, Bingo, Common Core Language Arts Educator Guide, Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Activities, and More Read All 8 of the Nocturnals Grow & Read Adventures, including Level 2 Early Reader The Moonlight Meeting. These Beginning Readers introduce Life Skills such as Friendship and Sharing. They all feature Dawn, a serious fox, Tobin, a sweet pangolin, and Bismark, a pint-sized sugar glider.
Tracey Hecht is a writer and entrepreneur. The American Booksellers Association chose the first book in her critically acclaimed middle grade series, The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions, as a Kids' Indie Next List pick. In addition, her Grow & Read early reader book, The Chestnut Challenge, was given a Mom's Choice Gold Award. In partnership with the New York Public Library, Tracey created a Read Aloud Writing Program that she has since conducted--both in person and virtually--in over 150 schools, libraries, and bookstores across the country. Other books in the Nocturnals Grow & Read early reader collection include The Tasty Treat, The Moonlight Meeting, The Peculiar Possum, The Slithery Shakedown, The Kooky Kinkajou, The Best Burp and The Weeping Wombat. Tracey currently splits her time between New York City and Oquossoc, Maine, with her husband and four children.