Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize (Nate the Great Series)

Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize (Nate the Great Series)

by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Marc Simont

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Overview

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! 

Nate the Great is about to enter his dog, Sludge, in the smartest pet contest. But when the prize disappears, it looks as if the contest will flop.

It's a tough case for Nate and Sludge as they search for clues leading to the missing prize. In more ways than one, it's a very fishy business. Can Nate and Sludge find the prize in time?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780385376877
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 09/25/2013
Series: Nate the Great Series
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 1,104,937
Lexile: 550L (what's this?)
File size: 7 MB
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Born in Portland, Maine, in 1928, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat dreamed of becoming a writer. Little did she know that she would be the author of more than 130 books for children of all ages, which have been translated into 17 languages. Another of her childhood dreams, that of becoming a detective, has also been realized in her most popular Nate the Great series, begun in 1972. Many of Sharmat's books have been Literary Guild selections and chosen as Books of the Year by the Library of Congress. Several have been made into films for television, including Nate the Great Goes Undercover, winner of the Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival Award. Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden has been named one of the New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing. Her She lives with her husband in Tuscon, Arizona.

Marc Simont (1915–2013) illustrated nearly a hundred books, among them James Thurber’s The 13 Clocks and a 1990 edition of Thurber’s Many Moons. He worked with such authors as Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (on the Nate the Great series) and Margaret Wise Brown and won both a Caldecott Honor and a Caldecott Medal for his illustrations of children’s books.

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Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize (Nate the Great Series) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
raizel on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
It's hard to write mysteries for children. This one has a missing prize made from a tunafish can. Children can guess along with Nate.
rsamet on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Nate the Great, boy detective, is back on the case to solve the mystery of the missing prize for the Smartest Dog contest, in this book for beginning independent readers. Nate is about to enter his intelligent but dirty dog, Sludge, in the Smartest Pet contest, when the prize mysteriously disappears. Nate and Sludge have only an hour to follow all the clues and find it before the contest, and the whole thing ends with a fishy twist! This well written and illustrated book will be a big hit with new readers who are able to handle a full page of text (appx. 15 lines), RL 2.1. The book also includes bonus material including animal facts, riddles, activities, and a short quiz!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am good at obviously irish dancing. :) my great great great gradparents were from ireland but my dads side is eurpean like the uk so i dont look irish even tho i am. I have achieved at painting because i have a lot of painting at my school hung up (im only in 6th grade) and i sell some of hem online or too my family! I am aslo good at sports!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yes I did like this book because it can show you what animal took the prize.
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