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The Nocturnals Grow & Read Early Reader, Level 1

Illustrated by Josie Yee
Published by Fabled Films Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

“Beginning readers will enjoy this tale” —School Library Journal

This adventure-filled Level 1 Nocturnals Early Reader grows confidence in reading with engaging illustrations and short sentences!

Dawn the serious fox is looking for her friends!
Where are Tobin the sweet pangolin and Bismark the wacky sugar glider? One by one, Dawn's friends appear with a tasty snack to share. Bonus Content includes Nocturnals Animal Glossary with Fun Facts!

GREAT FOR EARLY READERS AGES 4–5 (Preschool-1st Grade)
Level 1 books feature simple sentences and easy sight words

Teaches Life Skills: Problem Solving and Sharing
Perfect for kids who like unusual animals!

The 8-book Nocturnals Grow & Read Early Reader Collection encourages kids at all reading levels who like adventurous stories featuring nocturnal animals

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.

About The Illustrator

Josie Yee is an award winning illustrator specializing in children's books. She lives in New York City with her daughter, Ana, and their cat, Dude.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Fabled Films Press (October 8, 2019)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781944020309
  • Grades: P - 1
  • Ages: 4 - 5
  • Lexile ® 380L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
  • Fountas & Pinnell™ L These books have been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient™ Leveling System

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Raves and Reviews

“Who comes out to play at night? The Nocturnals! Nighttime is the best time for these animals.... VERDICT A good series for children who love reading, science, and want to learn more on their own.”

– School Library Journal

“Recommended List in Continuing Series.”

– Kirkus Reviews

“The illustrations are cute and fun. Helpful information about each animal is provided at the back of the book…first/second grade teachers might like to have it, and others from the series, in the classroom during an animal unit.”

– Youth Services Book Review

“Hecht successfully set the stage for more adventurous outings down the road...”

– Publishers Weekly

“Very highly recommended for family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community library collections.”

– Midwest Book Review

“The series addresses bullying and empathy in an easy, accessible way, and the books are meant to be read aloud.”

– New York Post

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