Brand: Yearling Books

Product Code: 9780440403418

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Brief Description:
Nate and his dog Sludge try to solve a case on Halloween night and find themselves locked in a haunted house.


Brief Description:
Originally published: [New York]: Coward-McCann, 1989.


Biographical Note:
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, hailed 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.


Jacket Description/Flap:
It is Halloween night and all the kids are dressed in scary and funny costumes. Their Trick or Treat bags are getting heavier.
Nate's good friend Rosamond needs his help. Her cat, Little Hex, is missing. Little Hex hates Halloween, so maybe he's hiding. Or is he lost? Nate and his trusty dog Sludge take the case and hunt in the night for Little Hex. They pass robots, pirates, and witches. But where will they find Little Hex?


Marc Notes:
Originally published: New York: Coward-McCann, c1989.;A Yearling book.;Reprinted by arrangement with the Putnam Publishing Group, Inc., on behalf of Coward-McCann, Inc.--T.p. verso.;Extra: fun activities inside!--Cover.;Nate and his dog Sludge try to solve a case on Halloween night and find themselves locked in a haunted house.;2.0.;006-009.


Review Quotes:
Praise for the Nate the Great Series

"Kids will like Nate the Great." -- School Library Journal, Starred Review

"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


Publisher Marketing:
It is Halloween night and all the kids are dressed in scary and funny costumes. Their Trick or Treat bags are getting heavier.

Nate's good friend Rosamond needs his help. Her cat, Little Hex, is missing. Little Hex hates Halloween, so maybe he's hiding. Or is he lost? Nate and his trusty dog Sludge take the case and hunt in the night for Little Hex. They pass robots, pirates, and witches. But where will they find Little Hex?



Publisher Marketing:
Perfect for beginning readers looking for a Halloween chapter book! Kids can problem-solve with Nate, the world's greatest detective, using logical thinking to solve mysteries!

It is Halloween night, and all the kids are dressed up to go trick-or-treating. But Nate's friend Rosamond needs his help. Her cat Little Hex is missing. Is he hiding, or is he lost? Nate and his trusty dog, Sludge, are on the case!

Check out the Fun Activities section in the back of the book!

Visit Nate the Great and Sludge!
NatetheGreatBooks.com

"All the regulars are back in Nate's latest mystery, and as fresh as ever. Sharmat makes beginning reading a pleasure."-- School Library Journal


Review Citations:
  • School Library Journal 10/01/1989 (EAN 9780698206359, Hardcover)