Book Spotlight: THE PECULIAR POSSUM by Tracey Hecht and Josie Yee

Hello, my bookish peeps. I’m beyond pleased to spotlight the third book in The Nocturnals Grow & Read Early Reader series, The Peculiar Possum. This series has been received with widespread acclaim and praise by readers young and old. Thanks to Fabled Films Press, you also have the opportunity to get your hands on a copy of this book for your teeny divas/divos along with a Dawn the Fox Plush in a giveaway. (Psst…I have it on good authority that this Plush is a wonderful toy. My four-[almost five]-year-old cousin enjoys playing with her Plush and reading this series.)




The Peculiar Possum (The Nocturnals #3) by Tracey Hecht Illustrated by Josie Yee

ISBN: 9781944020194 (paper over board)
ISBN: 9781944020200 (paperback)
Publisher: Fabled Films Press
Release Date: October 30, 2018


In The Peculiar Possum, Tobin, a sweet pangolin, Bismark, a loud-mouthed sugar glider, and Dawn, a serious fox, encounter strange sounds and smells in the valley. When an unfamiliar animal appears, Bismark is not pleased! But soon Bismark and the Brigade learn that being peculiar is also reason to be proud.

Bonus Content includes Fun Facts about The Nocturnals and a glossary of Peculiar Words from different languages.

Age Range: 5 – 7 years  Grade Level Equivalent: Kindergarten – 2





Praise for The Nocturnals Grow & Read Series


“Physical characteristics, personality quirks, and the beginnings of their mutual trust and friendship are aptly portrayed through both words and pictures. A few “Nocturnals Fun Facts” at the end should help with any factual queries. Whether listening, reading along, or launching individual attempts, satisfied readers will be ready and waiting for the next installment.”Booklist 

“The pared-down narration and dialogue quickly establish their personalities, as does Singleton’s cartoon artwork, which shows the characters striking expressive poses midconflict….Hecht and Dowling successfully set the stage for more adventurous outings down the road…”Publishers Weekly





Meet the author and illustrator


Tracey Hecht is a writer and entrepreneur who has written, directed and produced for film. Tracey currently splits her time between New York City and Oquossoc, Maine with her husband, four children, and three pets—none of which are a sugar glider. 

Josie Yee is an award-winning illustrator and graphic artist specializing in children’s publishing. She received her BFA from Arizona State University and studied Illustration at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She lives in New York City with her daughter, Ana, and their cat, Dude.



Connect with the creative team via their website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.




Giveaway


Enter to win a print copy of The Peculiar Possum by Tracey Hecht and Josie Yee courtesy of Fabled Films Press (giveaway open to US residents only, sorry) along with a Dawn the Fox Plush. Please use the Rafflecopter form below to enter. This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM ET on 10/25/2018 and the winner will be announced after 10:00 AM ET on 10/26/2018. Void where prohibited by law.


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Book Showcase: THE SLITHERY SHAKEDOWN by Tracey Hecht & Josie Yee


The Slithery Shakedown (The Nocturnals #2) by Tracey Hecht and Josie Yee
ISBN: 9781944020170 (paper over board)
ISBN: 9781944020163 (paperback)
Publisher: Fabled Films Press
Release Date: April 3, 2018

Discover the friendship and humor of the Nocturnals Brigade! In The Slithery Shakedown, three unlikely friends—Tobin, a sweet pangolin, Bismark a loud-mouther sugar glider and Dawn, a serius fox—stand up to a big bully snake. In the process, they find themselves some spec-tac-u-lar snakeskin capes!


Includes Bonus Animal Glossary


Praise for The Nocturnals Grow & Read Series

“Physical characteristics, personality quirks, and the beginnings of their mutual trust and friendship are aptly portrayed through both words and pictures. A few “Nocturnals Fun Facts” at the end should help with any factual queries. Whether listening, reading along, or launching individual attempts, satisfied readers will be ready and waiting for the next installment.”Booklist 
“The pared-down narration and dialogue quickly establish their personalities, as does Singleton’s cartoon artwork, which shows the characters striking expressive poses midconflict….Hecht and Dowling successfully set the stage for more adventurous outings down the road…”Publishers Weekly



Meet the author

Tracey Hecht is a writer and entrepreneur who has written, directed and produced for film. Her first middle-grade series, The Nocturnals was launched in 2016 with The Mysterious Abductions and The Ominous Eye. The American Bookselling Association chose The Mysterious Abductions as a Kids’ Indie Next List pick. Her third book, The Fallen Star was released in May 2017. The fourth book, The Hidden Kingdom was released in February 2018.
In partnership with the New York Public Library, Tracey created a Read Aloud Writing Program in 10 schools around New York City. During the year, she continued to conduct this program in over 35 schools, libraries and bookstores across the country. In June 2017, she launched a partnership with The Ryan Seacrest Foundation with The Nocturnals program at the broadcast media centers within pediatric hospitals. The first hospital was the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC. In September, events took place in Nashville, TN and Charlotte, NC.
When Tracey isn’t writing, she can be found hiking, reading or spending time with her family. Tracey currently splits her time between New York City and Oquossoc, Maine with her husband and four children. 

Connect with the author at her website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.



Giveaway

Enter to win a paper over board print copy of The Slithery Shakedown by Tracey Hecht and Josie Yee courtesy of Fabled Films Press (giveaway open to US residents only, sorry). Please use the Rafflecopter form below to enter. This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM ET on 04/10/2018 and the winner will be announced after 10:00 AM ET on 04/11/2018. All non-US entries will be disqualified. Void where prohibited.


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