Nate the Great and the Lost List

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Nate the Great and the Lost List

By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat; Marc Simont (Illustrator)

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440462828, 80pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 1991

Description

These chapter books introduce beginning readers to the detective mystery genre. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries
Although Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, are on vacation, they just can't resist a new case. When his friend Claude's grocery list is lost, Nate sets out to find it before lunch. But lunch draws nearer and the list is still missing. Nate the Great is worried: his reputation is at stake. It looks as if list has vanished--unless Rosamond's strange cat pancakes are somehow at the heart of the mystery.



About the Author
MARJORIE WEINMAN SHARMAT has written more than 130 books for children and young adults, as well as movie and TV novelizations. Her books have been translated into twenty-four languages. The award-winning Nate the Great series, hailed in Booklist as groundbreaking, has resulted in Nate s real-world appearances in many New York Times crossword puzzles, sporting a milk mustache in magazines and posters, residing on more than 28 million boxes of Cheerios, and touring the country in musical theater. Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and her husband, Mitchell Sharmat, have also coauthored many books, including titles in both the Nate the Great and the Olivia Sharp series."


Praise For Nate the Great and the Lost List

"With his usual wry humor, Nate solves another mystery. The text, written in comic detectivese, and Marc Simont's hilarious illustrations add to the fun."—School Library Journal, Starred"In a brisk mystery-adventure, Nate, with characteristic offhand brilliance, recovers friend Claude's missing grocery list in time for lunch. The ribtickling drawings capture the mock-serious tone of the story."—The Horn Book Magazine

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