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Nate the Great Goes Down in the Dumps

Nate the Great Series, Book 12 · Nate the Great

by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat Author · Marc Simont Illustrator


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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 mysteries!

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!

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

Publication Details

Random House Children's Books
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
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Nate the Great


Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (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...

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