Big Nate on a Roll (Hardcover)

By Lincoln Peirce, Lincoln Peirce (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, 9780061944383, 224pp.

Publication Date: August 16, 2011

List Price: 13.99*
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Description

The third Big Nate novel in the New York Times bestselling series by Lincoln Peirce is here! And Big Nate is on a roll!

Nate's a big deal in his scout troop . . . until Artur—aka Mr. Perfect—joins. Now Nate's stuck in second place. And Artur means business. Will Nate take the grand prize? Or wipe out, big time?

This hilarious third novel in the Big Nate series includes a sneak peek to the fourth Big Nate novel, Big Nate Goes for Broke.

Big Nate On A Roll was a 2012 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and a Junior Library Guild selection!

Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney says, "Big Nate is funny, big time!"



About the Author

Lincoln Peirce (pronounced "purse") is a cartoonist/writer and New York Times bestselling author of the hilarious Big Nate book series (www.bignatebooks.com), now published in twenty-five countries worldwide and available as ebooks and audiobooks and as an app, Big Nate: Comix by U! He is also the creator of the comic strip Big Nate. It appears in over three hundred U.S. newspapers and online daily at www.gocomics.com/bignate. Lincoln's boyhood idol was Charles Schulz of Peanuts fame, but his main inspiration for Big Nate has always been his own experience as a sixth grader. Just like Nate, Lincoln loves comics, ice hockey, and Cheez Doodles (and dislikes cats, figure skating, and egg salad). His Big Nate books have been featured on Good Morning America and in the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and the Washington Post. He has also written for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. Lincoln lives with his wife and two children in Portland, Maine.



Lincoln Peirce (pronounced "purse") is a cartoonist/writer and New York Times bestselling author of the hilarious Big Nate book series (www.bignatebooks.com), now published in twenty-five countries worldwide and available as ebooks and audiobooks and as an app, Big Nate: Comix by U! He is also the creator of the comic strip Big Nate. It appears in over three hundred U.S. newspapers and online daily at www.gocomics.com/bignate. Lincoln's boyhood idol was Charles Schulz of Peanuts fame, but his main inspiration for Big Nate has always been his own experience as a sixth grader. Just like Nate, Lincoln loves comics, ice hockey, and Cheez Doodles (and dislikes cats, figure skating, and egg salad). His Big Nate books have been featured on Good Morning America and in the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and the Washington Post. He has also written for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. Lincoln lives with his wife and two children in Portland, Maine.



Praise For Big Nate on a Roll

“Big Nate is funny, big time.”
— Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

“[T]he slickest of this series...On a roll indeed!”
— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Nate is often compared to Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid and will appeal to the same audience, he bears more resemblance to the tricksters of folklore...the interplay between text and pictures remains fresh, as does the distinction between Peirce’s cartoons and Nate’s own cartoons.”
— The Horn Book

Praise for BIG NATE: IN A CLASS BY HIMSELF: “Nate’s persistent good cheer and moxie make him a likeable new proxy for young misfits.”
— Booklist

Praise for BIG NATE: IN A CLASS BY HIMSELF: “Laugh-out-loud”
— School Library Journal

Praise for BIG NATE: IN A CLASS BY HIMSELF: “Though Nate may not achieve the fame he seeks with his classmates, this sharp-witted and unflappable protagonist just might find it with readers.”
— Publishers Weekly

Praise for BIG NATE: IN A CLASS BY HIMSELF: “Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, or of Nate himself will savor P.S. 38’s most beleaguered hero. What carries the day are the zany illustrations and unflagging enthusiasm of Nate himself.”
— Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

Praise for BIG NATE: IN A CLASS BY HIMSELF: “Thank goodness sequels are planned!”
— Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of Caraval and Legendary

Praise for BIG NATE STRIKES AGAIN: “The millions of Wimpy Kid fans will be thrilled to find another cartoon buddy to read about, this good-hearted king of detention.”
— Horn Book (starred review)

Praise for BIG NATE STRIKES AGAIN: “Fans will be in heaven; thank goodness number three is already on the way.”
— Kirkus Reviews

Praise for BIG NATE STRIKES AGAIN: “Even the most jaded middle-schooler will find much to laugh about here.”
— Horn Book Magazine