Big Nate Goes for Broke (Hardcover)

By Lincoln Peirce, Lincoln Peirce (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, 9780061996610, 224pp.

Publication Date: March 20, 2012

List Price: 12.99*
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Description

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

Big Nate is going for broke in the fourth novel in the hilarious New York Times bestselling series by Lincoln Peirce!

This time, Nate and his friends are in the Ultimate Snowdowna wintry snow-sculpture competition against the bullies from Jefferson Middle School, who beat P.S. 38 at EVERYTHING!

But as the rivalry between P.S. 38 and Jefferson Middle School escalates, will Nate be able to save the day? And finally win against his biggest rivals?

This hilarious, comic-strip adventure is perfect for reluctant readers and fans of Jeff Kinney and Raina Telgemeier.

Includes a sneak peek of Big Nate Flips Out!



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 Goes for Broke

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

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: “Thank goodness sequels are planned!”
— Kirkus Reviews

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

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: “What carries the day are the zany illustartions and unflagging enthusiasm of Nate Himself.”
— Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

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

Praise for BIG NATE ON A ROLL: “[T]he slickest of this series...On a roll indeed!”
— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)