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Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 2006
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!
Somebody has been raiding Oliver's garbage can each night. How can Nate narrow the long list of suspects down to one? Nate the Great might just have to go under cover . . . under cover of the garbage can lid, that is!
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*"Marc Simonts charcoal and pastel illustrations provide the perfect backdrop for this clever case." School Library Journal, Starred
"First graders favorite private eye solves the case of Olivers scattered garbage in those short, easy sentences that Sharmat transforms into crisp, tough-guy humor." Kirkus Reviews (A Kirkus Reviews Editors Choice)
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