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Nate the Great and the Crunchy Christmas
Contributor(s): Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman, Sharmat, Craig, Simont, Marc (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0440412994     ISBN-13: 9780440412991
Publisher: Yearling Books
    OUR PRICE: $5.40  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: September 2005
Annotation: Annie's dog is unhappy. When Fang is unhappy, everyone is unhappy. Especially Nate the Great. So Nate agrees to sniff out Fang's mysteriously missing Christmas mail. It's cold and snowy. But Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, will try to solve this holiday case in time for Fang to have a crunchy, munchy Christmas.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Mystery and detective stories.
Dogs; Fiction.
Christmas; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
- Juvenile Fiction | Mysteries & Detective Stories
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: bl2006004787
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 2-3, Age 7-8
Series: Nate the Great
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 7.50" H x 5.25" W x 0.50" (0.25 lbs)
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Contributor Bio(s): 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.

CRAIG SHARMAT is a Los Angeles–based author, composer, and guitarist. His extensive credits include national television programs, feature films, and jingles. He is the coauthor of several Nate the Great books.

MARC SIMONT won the Caldecott Medal for his artwork in A Tree Is Nice by Janice May Udry, 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.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 1997)
Nate the Great is on the case again, tracking down a dog's missing Christmas card -- Fang's mother sends him one every year. When Nate discovers that Fang's owner is a catalog aficionado, the detective senses a clue. Amusing illustrations and quirky characters such as Nate's neighbor Rosamund, who decorates her tree with her cats and some tuna fish cans, make for a droll mystery story. Copyright 1998 Horn Book Guide Reviews