The Nocturnals: The Peculiar Possum Cover Image
By Tracey Hecht, Josie Yee (Illustrator)
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"Addresses bullying and empathy in an easy, accessible way" --New York Post

In this adventure-filled Nocturnals Level 2 Early Reader, Dawn the serious fox, Tobin the sweet pangolin, and Bismark the wacky sugar glider meet an unusual new animal, Penny the possum. Bismark doesn't understand her. But Penny makes friends with the Nocturnal Brigade and shows them how to be proud of their differences.

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)

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.

About the Author

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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781944020200
ISBN-10: 1944020209
Publisher: Fabled Films Press
Publication Date: October 30th, 2018
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: Nocturnals Early Reader