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Nate the Great and the Phony Clue

Written by Marjorie Weinman SharmatAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Illustrated by Marc SimontAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Marc Simont


· Delacorte Books for Young Readers
· eBook · Ages 6-9 years
· August 28, 2013 · $5.99 · 978-0-385-37682-2 (0-385-37682-0)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

These chapter books introduce beginning readers to the detective mystery genre. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! 

Early one morning, a torn slip of paper with the mysterious letters V I T A appears on Nate the Great's doorstep.  He and his faithful dog, Sludge, set off to solve this latest mystery.  Against ferocious cats, hostile adversaries, and a sly, phony clue -- not to mention a three o'clock deadline -- Nate struggles to prove, once again, that he is Nate the Great.


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"As usual, Sharmat's tongue-in-cheek style is well designed for laughter and easy reading."—Booklist
"[Nate] survives [the] challenge with his title—beginning readers' favorite sleuth—still intact."—Kirkus Reviews

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Marjorie Weinman Sharmat has written every Nate the Great book. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.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, A Stray Dog. He has illustrated the first 20 books in the Nate the Great series. He lives in West Cornwall, Connecticut.

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