Nate the Great Goes Down in the Dumps (Nate the Great Detective Stories) (Paperback)
Join the world's greatest detective, Nate the Great, as he solves the mystery of the missing money box 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 mysteriesCAN NATE CLEAN UP THE CASE? Nate the Great's friend Rosamond has started a future-telling business, but her money box is missing. Nate and his dog, Sludge, visit Claude, who helped Rosamond set up her business, and Finley, who collects boxes for his rat, but they can't seem to help. It looks like the only way to clean up this case is to get down and dirty in the dumps Visit Nate the Great and Sludge
NatetheGreatBooks.com 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
About the Author
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. 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.
"Simple words will make this story a breeze for young readers."--Booklist.