The Nocturnals: The Chestnut Challenge (Hardcover)

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The Nocturnals: The Chestnut Challenge (Hardcover)

By Tracey Hecht, Josie Yee (Illustrator)


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"Fun-to-read story" --Story Monsters

Mom's Choice Awards(R) 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 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
Life Skills include Good Sportsmanship, Playing Games for Fun, and Forgiveness.


Download complimentary printable activities on the book's website: 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.
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 conducted--both in person and virtually--in 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.
Product Details ISBN: 9781944020224
ISBN-10: 1944020225
Publisher: Fabled Films Press
Publication Date: April 23rd, 2019
Pages: 64
Language: English