Synopses & Reviews
New on CD is the third collection of classic stories from Nate the Great and his trusty companion Sludge.
When Nate’s friend Claude’s grocery list is lost, Nate sets out to find it before lunch.
A stegosaurus stamp belonging to Nate’s friend Claude disappears, and the indomitable Nate the Great is called in on the case.
When the prize for the smartest pet contest disappears, it’s up to Nate and his dog, Sludge, to find the prize.
Boring Beach Bag
Oliver’s boring blue beach bag is gone and Nate is on the case!
Second base has gone missing. Nate’s hunt leads him to some strange places before he finds himself up at bat.
There is a big red paper heart taped to Sludge’s doghouse and Nate sets out to find who the valentine is from.
A giant turkey is on the loose! This case is too big for just one detective. Nate, Claude, Olivia and Sludge set out to catch the turkey.
Hungry Book Club
There is an evil monster on the loose ripping pages out of books. Nate looks to the book club, book sale and librarian for clues.
This four-story collection includes:
Nate the Great and the Phony Clue
Early one morning, a torn slip of paper with the mysterious letters VITA appears on Nate the Great's doorstep. He and his faithful dog, Sludge, set off to solve this latest mystery.
Nate the Great and the Missing Key
Nate doesn't especially want to go to a birthday party for Annie's dog Fang. But he can't resist a mystery-and when Annie loses her house key and can't get inside to set up the party, Nate and his trusty dog, Sludge, are hot on the trail.
Nate the Great and the Snowy Trail
Nate the Great, super sleuth, has his work cut out for him when Rosamond loses his birthday present. He and his dog Sludge must face snow, ice, and ferocious-looking Fang, Annie's dog, to solve the case.
Nate the Great and the Crunchy Christmas
Annie's dog is unhappy. When Fang is unhappy, everyone is unhappy. Especially Nate the Great. So Nate agrees to sniff out Fang's mysteriously missing Christmas mail.
About the 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 nineteen languages. Look for more in the Nate the Great series on audio from Listening Library.