Nate the Great and the Phony Clue
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Marc Simont
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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.
NATE THE GREAT AND THE STOLEN BASE NATE THE GREAT AND THE PILLOWCASE NATE THE GREAT AND THE MUSHY VALENTINE NATE THE GREAT AND THE TARDY TORTOISE NATE THE GREAT AND THE CRUNCHY CHRISTMAS NATE THE GREAT SAVES THE KING OF SWEDEN NATE THE GREAT AND ME: THE CASE OF THE FLEEING FANG NATE THE GREAT AND THE MONSTER MESS NATE THE GREAT, SAN FRANCISCO DETECTIVE NATE THE GREAT AND THE BIG SNIFF NATE THE GREAT ON THE OWL EXPRESS NATE THE GREAT TALKS TURKEY NATE THE GREAT AND THE HUNGRY BOOK CLUB
I, Nate the Great, knew the case was solved. It was not yet three o’clock. This was an invitation I wanted to answer exactly on time. Sludge and I ran around the block and around the block until it was three o’clock. Then we went to Finley’s house. Finley was with Pip. Pip did not say anything. “It is three o’clock,” I said. “And I, Nate the Great, am here. I have answered your invitation, Finley.” Finley gulped. “I, Nate the Great, say there is no such thing as a
cookie on top. Cover the second cookie with whipped cream. Add another cookie. 3. Keep stacking cookies and whipped cream until you have a tower of about twenty cookies. At some point the tower will become wobbly. Set it down on its side on the plate. Now it’s a log. 4. Cover your log in a layer of whipped cream so that you can’t see any of the cookies. STEP THREE: Complete the Disguise. 1. Run the fork over the whipped cream. This will make the whipped cream look more like tree bark. 2.
the present when Rosamond won’t even tell him what it is? ❑ Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize: The trophy for the Smartest Pet Contest has disappeared! Will Sludge, Nate’s clue-sniffing dog, help solve the case and prove he’s worthy of the prize? ❑ Nate the Great Stalks Stupidweed: When his friend Oliver loses his special plant, Nate searches high and low. Who knew a little weed could be so tricky? ❑ Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag: It’s no relaxing day at the beach for Nate and his
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