The Ominous Eye: The Nocturnals Book 2 by Tracey HechtThe Ominous Eye: The Nocturnals Book 2 by Tracey Hecht

The Ominous Eye: The Nocturnals Book 2

byTracey Hecht

Hardcover | September 30, 2016

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The best stories always take place in the dark!" - R.L. StineJoin Dawn, Bismark and Tobin as they set out to investigate the source of a violent jolt that fractures the earth! Along their journey, the Nocturnal Brigade meets an unfamiliar reptile-a tuatara named Polyphema-who reveals that a giant beast caused the destruction and will soon strike again. Polyphema with her special insights, is the only one who can help the Nocturnal Brigade stop this fearsome predator... but can she be trusted? With help from an owl, the jerboas, and some kiwis, the animals set a trap since surrender is not an option against this relentless beast. The Nocturnals is a critically acclaimed middle grade series about three unlikely friends-Dawn, a serious fox, Tobin, a sweet pangolin, and Bismark, the loud mouthed, pint sized sugar glider. Discover the friendships, teamwork, and humor, as the Nocturnal Brigade solves the unpredictable mysteries of the night.Bonus full color illustrations at the start of each chapter"
Tracey Hecht is a writer and entrepreneur who has written, directed and produced for film. She splits her time between Oquossoc, Maine and New York City. Kate Liebman is an artist who lives and works in New York City. She graduated from Yale University, contributes to the Brooklyn Rail, and has shown her work at multiple galleries. ...
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Title:The Ominous Eye: The Nocturnals Book 2Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 1.04 inPublished:September 30, 2016Publisher:Fabled FilmsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1944020039

ISBN - 13:9781944020033

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The Nocturnals is an enchanting story about a group of animals who band together to protect their friends and find adventure. The characters are delightful and the nighttime landscape is captivating. It was just as I expected-because the best stories always take place in the dark! "-R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps"Hecht continues to charm readers with delightfully drawn characters and consistent suspense... A welcome return of the colorful and curious trio-their next can't arrive soon enough."(Fantasy 9-12) - Kirkus Reviews"In this satisfying second installment... returning fans will be rewarded with the expected engaging plot twists, plenty of humor, Bismarck's unrequited mooning over Dawn, and reaffirmation of the trio's mutual loyalty and friendship." - Booklist"Fourth to sixth graders, boys and girls alike, will enjoy book two of this series. But don't let the kids have all the fun! Animal loving adults, like myself, will also enjoy this series. So far I find the Nocturnals series to be a fun bedtime read, a good way to leave the worries and woes of the adult day behind."- Bookloons " The Ominous Eye explores how friendships can change, first (and second) impressions aren't always correct, and fear shouldn't stop you from doing what's right. Fans of The Nocturnals will devour this latest adventure with new characters and a thrilling mystery." - YA and Kids Book Central (YABC)"Hecht writes a novel that can stand on its own and allows readers to jump right into the series and backtrack later. The characters are each unique... the reader can't help but be invested in them... Hecht does a great job of tying together themes and morals centering around acceptance, understanding, and friendship." - Centered on Books"