"The books celebrate the very meaningful idea of friendship and what it means to forge positive relationships."--Amy Poehler's Smart Girls
Dawn, Tobin, and Bismark awaken to disaster A meteor has landed, and blue lights glow near the crater. To make matters worse, the forest's pomelo fruits are making animals sick. As the Nocturnal Brigade investigates, they encounter Iris, a strange aye-aye, who claims moon monsters are to blame. The Nocturnal Brigade suspects a more earthly explanation and must quickly find the answers, and the cure, before the chaos threatens to harm them all
In The Fallen Star, the third book in the critically acclaimed middle grade series The Nocturnals, the adventures of three unlikely friends--Dawn, a serious fox; Tobin, a sweet pangolin; and Bismark, a loudmouthed sugar glider--continue with captivating plot twists and plenty of humor.Bonus Content includes Animal Glossary, Author Q&A, Discussion Questions and full color illustrations at the start of each chapter (Ages 8-10)
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.