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The Nocturnals Nighttime Animals: Awesome Features & Surprising Adaptations

Nonfiction Early Reader

Published by Fabled Films Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster


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About The Book

Learn Fun Facts & Explore Awesome Nocturnal Animal Features with The Nocturnals!
Great Nonfiction Early Reader for Kids Ages 6–8 with Full-Color Photos.

"A worthy addition to school and public libraries" –School Library Journal

Connect kids to the science in The Nocturnals Grow & Read fiction series! Discover nocturnal animal features and fun facts. Explore awesome athletic abilities, sensational senses, powerful protections, and more! The book includes over 60 full-color photographs of animals.

Using fun facts and a narrative story from the adventurous Nocturnals characters—Dawn the fox, Tobin the pangolin, and Bismark the sugar glider—this companion book introduces readers to the nighttime animals and their habitats that inspired The Nocturnals early reader series.

Inside You’ll Find:

  • Awesome animals: sugar gliders, kinkajous, foxes, bats, snakes, possums, wombats, chinchillas, and pangolins
  • Animal Glossary with full-color photos
  • Word Glossary to build STEM vocabulary
  • At-Home Science Resources

Use Our Educator Guide in your School, Classroom, or Library!

  • Nonfiction Interactive Read-Aloud Guide available on our website
  • Aligned to Next Generation Science Science and Common Core Language Arts standards
  • Can be used as a narrative read or browseable reference material

Educational Leveling:
Lexile: 740L
Fountas & Pinnell: R

About The Author

Tracey Hecht is a writer and entrepreneur who created The Nocturnals, the critically acclaimed middle grade and early reader series. The American Booksellers Association chose her first book, 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. With the New York Public Library, she has also created a Read Aloud Writing Program that has since been conducted in hundreds of schools, libraries, and bookstores. Other books in the Nocturnals middle grade series include The Ominous Eye, The Fallen Star, and The Hidden Kingdom. Tracey currently splits her time between New York City and Oquossoc, Maine, with her husband and four children.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Fabled Films Press (October 18, 2022)
  • Length: 64 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781944020705
  • Ages: 6 - 8

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Raves and Reviews

An introduction that includes Bismark the sugar glider, Dawn the red fox, and Tobin the pangolin helps to set the stage for anyone looking to learn more about these fascinating creatures...VERDICT: A worthy addition to school and public libraries.

– School Library Journal

Exceptionally informative and fun, [the book] is especially recommended for family, elementary school, and community library Pets/Wildlife collections for children ages 6-8. 

– Midwest Book Review

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