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!
Annie has lost her house key. Now she can’t set up for Fang’s birthday party. Nate doesn't want to go to a party for Annie's ferocious dog. But he can't resist a mystery. Nate the Great and his trusty dog, Sludge, are hot on the trail!
Check out the extra content in the back the book, featuring activities for young detectives to try at home and a new letter, available July 2015, to adult fans of Nate the Great!
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“Casual and comic, Simont’s drawings are . . . lively, adding vitality to the brisk first-person account of yet another deductive triumph. . . . Satisfying, nicely structured and written, this can also be used for reading aloud to younger children.”—The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Marc Simont has illustrated the first 20 books in the Nate the Great series. He lives in West Cornwall, Connecticut.