The Hidden Kingdom: The Nocturnals Book 4 (Paperback)
In the Nocturnals fourth chapter book, Dawn a serious fox, Tobin a sweet pangolin, and Bismark a pint-sized sugar glider, travel to a distant watering hole during dry season. Along the way, strange things happen: the ground crumbles, water disappears, and huge tumbleweeds chase after them. Is the forest alive? When the animals start hearing voices, they begin to wonder: are they imagining things or is something, or someone, else responsible? Only the Nocturnals can solve this mystery and unite the forest!
GREAT FOR READERS AGES 8-11
Perfect for kids who like unusual animals and science!
Full-color illustrations at the start of each chapter
Bonus Book Content: Nonfiction Animal Glossary, Author Q&A, and Book Club Questions.
Download complimentary printable activities on the book's website: animal mask crafts, bingo, word games, discussion questions, and Common Core Language Arts and Next Generation Science educator guides.
READ ALL FOUR ADVENTURES WITH THE NOCTURNALS
The Nocturnals is a critically acclaimed middle grade chapter book series following three unlikely friends—Dawn, a serious fox, Tobin, a sweet pangolin, and Bismark, a pint-sized sugar glider. Discover the friendships, teamwork, and humor as the Nocturnal Brigade solves the unpredictable mysteries of the night.
Kate Liebman is an artist who lives and works in New York City. She graduated from Yale University and has an MFA from Columbia University. Kate contributes to the Brooklyn Rail, and has shown her work at multiple galleries. She grew up in Santa Monica, California.
“Featuring spirited animal characters who deal with real-life scenarios in a relatable way...the books celebrate the very meaningful idea of friendship and what it means to forge positive relationships.”
— Amy Poehler's Smart Girls
“The series addresses bullying and empathy in an easy, accessible way, and the books are meant to be read aloud.”
— New York Post
“The Nocturnals is an enchanting story about a group of animals who band together to protect their friends and find adventure. The characters are delightful and the nighttime landscape is captivating. It was just as I expected—because the best stories always take place in the dark!”
— R.L. Stine, Author of Goosebumps
“The Hidden Kingdom is one of those books that children read without realizing how much they are actually learning.”
— Children’s Book and Media Review