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 hates mushy stuff. He spies a big red paper heart taped to Sludge’s doghouse. Who left Nate’s dog a secret valentine? Nate will solve the case, and then there will be no more mushy stuff. At least that’s what he thinks. . . .
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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“Brisk and bright as always, with pictures of a lovably scowling Nate and a voguishly strange Rosamond . . . for added appeal.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Readers will have a dandy time following the case and will sympathize with Nate’s wish that he had failed to solve it when he finds the dismaying ‘present’.”—Publishers Weekly
“The tongue-in-cheek mystery unfolds briskly. Simont's . . . cartoons are in tune with Sharmat’s comic touch.”—Booklist