Nate the Great and the Monster Mess (Paperback)

By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Martha Weston (Illustrator)

Yearling Books, 9780440416623, 45pp.

Publication Date: September 11, 2001

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Description

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

Nate the Great loves his mother's Monster Cookies. But now her Monster Cookie recipe is missing Nate and his dog, Sludge, get to work. They find lots of clues. But which ones count? Will Nate ever eat those wonderful cookies again?

Check out the Fun Activities section in the back of the book

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NatetheGreatBooks.com"The short chapters and quick resolution of the mystery will be appreciated by beginning readers. Nate's many fans will eagerly sink their teeth into this treat."--School Library Journal


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. MARTHA WESTON illustrated How Will the Easter Bunny Know? by Kay Winters (Yearling), as well as more than forty books for children, including six she also wrote.
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