Synopses & Reviews
The third Big Nate novel in the New York Times
bestselling series by Lincoln Peirce is here! And Big Nate is on a roll!
Nate's a big deal in his scout troop . . . until Artur—aka Mr. Perfect—joins. Now Nate's stuck in second place. And Artur means business. Will Nate take the grand prize? Or wipe out, big time?
This hilarious third novel in the Big Nate series includes a sneak peek to the fourth Big Nate novel, Big Nate Goes for Broke.
Big Nate On A Roll was a 2012 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and a Junior Library Guild selection!
Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney says, "Big Nate is funny, big time!"
Praise for BIG NATE: IN A CLASS BY HIMSELF: “Nates persistent good cheer and moxie make him a likeable new proxy for young misfits.” Booklist
“Laugh-out-loud” School Library Journal
“Though Nate may not achieve the fame he seeks with his classmates, this sharp-witted and unflappable protagonist just might find it with readers.” Publishers Weekly
“Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, or of Nate himself will savor P.S. 38s most beleaguered hero.What carries the day are the zany illustrations and unflagging enthusiasm of Nate himself.” Bulletin of the Center for Children & #8217;s Books
“Thank goodness sequels are planned!” Kirkus
“[T]he slickest of this series...On a roll indeed!” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Nate is often compared to Jeff Kinneys Wimpy Kid and will appeal to the same audience, he bears more resemblance to the tricksters of folklore...the interplay between text and pictures remains fresh, as does the distinction between Peirces cartoons and Nates own cartoons.” The Horn Book
“Big Nate is funny, big time.” Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy KidJeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Big Nate is on a roll!
Nates a big deal in his scout troop . . . until Artur—aka Mr. Perfect—joins up. Now Nates stuck in second place. And Artur means business.
Will Nate take the grand prize? Or wipe out, big time?
About the Author
(and dislikes cats, figure skating, and egg salad). His Big Nate books have been featured on Good Morning America and in the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and the Washington Post. He has also written for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. Lincoln lives with his wife and two children in Portland, Maine.two children in Portland, Maine.