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Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 1994
Dimensions: 7.63 X 5.19 (inches)
Series: Nate the Great
Beginning readers are introduced to the detective mystery genre in these chapter books. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries!
Rosamund's baseball team has a very unusual second baseOlivers gloopy purple plastic octopus. But one morning . . . its gone! Nate the Great must pick up clues so he can find the missing octopus and go up to bat!
Check out the Fun Activities section in the back of the book!
"Subtle humor sparkles through the young detective's narration and his interactions with his friends. Budding mystery fans will line up for this one."--School Library Journal
MARC SIMONT won the Caldecott Medal for his artwork in A Tree Is Nice by Janice May Uldry, as well as a Caldecott Honor for his own book, The Stray Dog. He illustrated the first twenty books in the Nate the Great series.
★ "Kids will like Nate the Great." School Library Journal, Starred Review
"A consistently entertaining series." Booklist
"Loose, humorous chalk and watercolor spots help turn this beginning reader into a page-turner." Publishers Weekly
"Nate, Sludge, and all their friends have been delighting beginning readers for years." Kirkus Reviews
"They dont come any cooler than Nate the Great." The Huffington Post