The Ominous Eye (Nocturnals #2) (Paperback)
"The books celebrate the very meaningful idea of friendship and what it means to forge positive relationships."--Amy Poehler's Smart Girls
Join Dawn, Bismark and Tobin as they set out to investigate the source of a violent jolt that fractures the earth Along their journey, the Nocturnal Brigade meets an unfamiliar reptile--a tuatara named Polyphema--who reveals that a giant beast caused the destruction and will soon strike again. Polyphema with her special insights, is the only one who can help the Nocturnal Brigade stop this fearsome predator... but can she be trusted? With help from an owl, the jerboas, and some kiwis, the animals set a trap since surrender is not an option against this relentless beast.
The Nocturnals is a critically acclaimed middle grade series about three unlikely friends--Dawn, a serious fox, Tobin, a sweet pangolin, and Bismark, the loud mouthed, pint sized sugar glider. Discover the friendships, teamwork, and humor, as the Nocturnal Brigade solves the unpredictable mysteries of the night.
Bonus Content includes Animal Glossary, Author Q&A, Discussion Questions and full color illustrations at the start of each chapter (Ages 8-10)
Now an AR Quiz
Visit the Nocturnals World online to download printable activities including makerspace crafts, word games, STEM projects, Bingo, language arts and science 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.