The Peculiar Possum

The Peculiar Possum

The Nocturnals

Grow & Read Early Reader, Level 2

by Tracey Hecht

Illustrated by Josie Yee

Published by: Fabled Films Press

64 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in, Color illustrations throughout

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781944020200
  • Published: October 2018


  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9781944020194
  • Published: October 2018


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“A good series for children who love reading, science, and want to learn more on their own.”—School Library Journal

In this Nocturnals Level 2 Early Reader, The Peculiar Possum, Dawn, Tobin, and Bismark encounter strange sounds and smells in the valley. When an unfamiliar animal—a possum—appears and seems strange, Bismark is not pleased! Soon, Penny the Possum shows the Nocturnal Brigade how being different is also a reason to be proud.

Download the series's complimentary printable activities at Sight Word Games, Makerspace Crafts, Bingo, Common Core Language Arts Educator Guide, Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Activities, and More!

Includes Bonus Nocturnals Fun Facts and a Glossary of Peculiar Words from Different Languages (Ages 5-7)
Life Skill Themes include Accepting Differences, Empathy, and Kindness.

Read All Seven of the Nocturnals Grow & Read Adventures, like The Moonlight Meeting, which introduces Beginning Readers to Life Skill Themes such as Friendship and Sharing.
They all feature Dawn, a serious fox, Tobin, a sweet pangolin, and Bismark, a pint-sized sugar glider.