The Kooky Kinkajou: The Nocturnals (Paperback)
Tobin, Bismark, and Dawn are bored. There's nothing to do So when Karina the kinkajou comes along, she gives them a lesson on using their imaginations. Soon the three nocturnal friends are following Karina and the 'sparkle sprite' over rivers, under waterfalls, and to the end of a rainbow.
Includes bonus Nocturnals fun facts with a glossary of kooky words (Ages 6-8)
Themes include friendship, imagination, and accepting new ideas.
Visit the Nocturnals World online to download printable activities including Constellation Charades, Animal Mask Craft, and Sight Word Games. Social Emotional Learning Activities include Kindness Game, Listening Ears Activity, Educator Guides and more
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. Last year, she expanded the series to include early reader books, The Peculiar Possum and The Slithery Shakedown, so that families could share the reading experience together. 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 eighty-five schools, libraries, and bookstores across the country. Tracey currently splits her time between New York City and Oquossoc, Maine, with her husband, four children, and dog, Penny. 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.