"Compelling characters involved in lessons spotlighting life skills" --School Library Journal
In this adventure-filled Nocturnals Level 3 Early Reader, Dawn the serious fox, Tobin the sweet pangolin, and Bismark the wacky sugar glider find their friend Walter the wombat crying under a willow tree. After sharing their feelings, The Nocturnals help Walter realize a good weep can feel great, just like a good laugh Includes Bonus Nocturnals Fun Facts and Animal Glossary (Ages 5-7) Life Skills include Empathy and Expressing Feelings and Emotions. GREAT BEGINNING READERS FOR DISTANCE LEARNING Download complimentary printable activities at NocturnalsWorld.com: 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 3 Early Reader The Chestnut Challenge. These Beginning Readers introduce Life Skills such Good Sportsmanship, Playing Games for Fun, and Forgiveness. They all feature Dawn, a serious fox, Tobin, a sweet pangolin, and Bismark, a pint-sized sugar glider.
About the Author
Tracey Hecht has written, directed, and produced for film. 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 100 schools, libraries, and bookstores across the country. Other books in the Nocturnals Grow & Read early reader book series 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.