The Slithery Shakedown
The Nocturnals Grow & Read Early Reader, Level 2
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The Nocturnals 8-book Early Reader Collection encourages kids at all reading levels who like adventurous stories featuring unusual animals. Perfect for summer reading!
In this adventure-filled Level 2 Early Reader, Bismark the wacky sugar glider comes across a bully—a scary snake! His friends, Dawn the serious fox and Tobin the sweet pangolin, show him how to be brave and stand up to the snake. To show their courage, the animals find shiny snakeskin capes and become a team.
GREAT FOR BEGINNING READERS AGES 6–8
Teaches Life Skills: Bravery, Bullying Prevention, and Teamwork
Perfect for kids who like unusual animals and science!
Bonus Book Content: Nocturnals Fun Facts and Animal Glossary
Download complimentary printable activities on the book's website: Sight Word Games, 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 2 Early Readers The Peculiar Possum and The Moonlight Meeting. These Beginning Readers introduce Life Skills such as Accepting Differences, Empathy, and Kindness.
NEW! Get The Nocturnals companion Grow & Read Animal Activity Book to extend the story with animal facts, coloring, drawing games, mazes, puzzles, and more! (Sold separately)
Praise For The Slithery Shakedown: The Nocturnals Grow & Read Early Reader, Level 2…
— School Library Journal
“[The Slithery Shakedown] does not disappoint… This tale uses plenty of important vocabulary words, easily decipherable within context, while showing how friends who stick together can facedown even the meanest bully… Vivid illustrations pop off crisp white pages… This successful endeavor manages to maintain the spirit of the original series while showing respect for new devotees.”
“Hecht successfully set the stage for more adventurous outings down the road...”
— Publishers Weekly
“Very highly recommended for family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community library collections.”
— Midwest Book Review
“The series addresses bullying and empathy in an easy, accessible way, and the books are meant to be read aloud.”
— New York Post
Fabled Films Press, 9781944020170, 64pp.
Publication Date: April 10, 2018
About the Author
Josie Yee is an award winning illustrator specializing in children's books. She lives in New York City with her daughter, Ana, and their cat, Dude.