“Fun-to-read story” —Story Monsters
Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient
In this adventure-filled Nocturnals Level 3 Early Reader, Dawn the serious fox, Tobin the sweet pangolin, and Bismark the wacky sugar glider are having fun playing checkers. Chandler, a sneaky chinchilla, challenges the winner—kind Tobin—to a game. After some strange distractions, the Nocturnals suspect something is not right. Chandler is a competitive player... but could he also be a cheater?
Includes Bonus Nocturnals Fun Facts and Animal Glossary (Ages 6–8)
Life Skills include Good Sportsmanship, Playing Games for Fun, and Forgiveness.
FUN-FILLED 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 Kooky Kinkajou. These Beginning Readers introduce Life Skills such as Imagination and Accepting New Ideas.
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 conductedboth in person and virtuallyin 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.