|Nate the Great and the Missing Birthday Snake DGS Edition
Contributor(s): Sharmat, Andrew, Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman, Wheeler, Jody (Illustrator)
ISBN: 1101934700 ISBN-13: 9781101934708
Publisher: Yearling Books
OUR PRICE: $5.40
Product Type: Paperback
Published: June 2018 Annotation: Join the world’s greatest detective, Nate the Great, as he solves the mystery of his friend’s missing pet snake! Perfect for beginning readers and the Common Core, this long-running chapter book series will encourage children to problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries!
WILL THIS CASE SLITHER AWAY?
Rosamond is having a birthday party for her cousin Lizzy! Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, are invited. So are Lizzy’s four pet snakes. Nate believes that a good detective knows his limits. Nate does not want to go to a birthday party filled with dangerous, slimy guests. But when one of these “guests” goes missing, Nate and Sludge must face their fears to save the day!
Visit Nate the Great and Sludge!
Praise for the Nate the Great Series
★ “Kids will like Nate the Great.” —School Library Journal, Starred
“A consistently entertaining series.” —Booklist
“Loose, humorous chalk and watercolor spots help turn this beginning reader into a page-turner.” —Publishers Weekly
“Nate, Sludge, and all their friends have been delighting beginning readers for years.” —Kirkus Reviews
“They don’t come any cooler than Nate the Great.” —The Huffington Post
|Library of Congress Subjects: |
- Birthday parties; Fiction.
- Snakes; Fiction.
- Mystery and detective stories.
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
- Juvenile Fiction | Mysteries & Detective Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Friendship
|Academic/Grade Level: Grade 2-3, Age 7-8|
|Series: Nate the Great|
|Book type: Easy Fiction|
|Physical Information: 7.60" H x 5.10" W x 0.30" (0.25 lbs) 12 pages|
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
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, haled 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.
Andrew Sharmat is the son of Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Mitchell Sharmat. Here, he and his mother collaborate for the first time.
Jody Wheeler developed a greater-than-average interest in children's books at an early eage. having been influenced and encouraged by her great-aunt Opal Wheeler, a prolific writer of books for young readers in the 1950s. Since being trained as a fine artist and educator, Jody has enjoyed working on projects ranging from picture books to educational texts and magazines, and from greeting cards to coloring books. Jody Wheeler divides her time between Manhattan and Ballston Spa, NY.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2018 Spring)
Rosamond is throwing a birthday party for her cousin Lizzie, whose four pet pythons give Nate the Great the shudders. But when the largest snake disappears during the festivities, the world's greatest detective must confront his fears to save the day. A winning new installment in the popular early-reader series, complete with its characteristic dry humor and clipped prose. Amusing spot art illustrates the chapters. Copyright 2018 Horn Book Guide Reviews.