Nate the Great and the Pillowcase (Nate the Great Series)

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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! 

It's two o'clock in the morning when the telephone rings and Nate the Great learns that Rosamond's pillowcase is missing. She needs it now because her cat, Big Hex, likes to sleep on it.

Outside it is damp, dark, and dreary, but a good (yawning) sleuth ...

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Overview

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! 

It's two o'clock in the morning when the telephone rings and Nate the Great learns that Rosamond's pillowcase is missing. She needs it now because her cat, Big Hex, likes to sleep on it.

Outside it is damp, dark, and dreary, but a good (yawning) sleuth knows that the hunt must go on. Can Nate the Great find the missing piece of laundry before the sun comes up, and before his bedroom slippers wear out?

Nate the Great investigates the disappearance of a homemade pillowcase belonging to Rosamond's cat Big Hex.

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School Library Journal
Gr 1-3-This 15th addition to the series will not disappoint fans. Nate is awakened by a phone call in the middle of the night. His friend Rosamond needs his help-her cat's pillowcase has disappeared, and the feline, Big Hex, is pacing and keeping her awake. So that all concerned may get some sleep, the young detective sets out to solve the case. This is another well-told, humorous mystery that young readers will be able to solve if they zero in on Sharmat's clues. Simont's lively, realistic watercolors correlate with the action in the text. A satisfying, easy-reader mystery.-Sharron McElmeel, Cedar Rapids Community Schools, IA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780440410157
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 11/28/1995
  • Series: Nate the Great Series
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 47
  • Sales rank: 98,991
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 330L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.19 (w) x 7.63 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Born in Portland, Maine, in 1928, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat dreamed of becoming a writer. Little did she know that she would be the author of more than 70 books for children of all ages. Another of her childhood dreams, that of becoming a detective, has also been realized in her most popular Nate the Great series, begun in 1972.

Many of Sharmat's books have been Literary Guild selections and chosen as Books of the Year by the Library of Congress. Several have been made into films for television, including Nate the Great Goes Undercover, winner of the Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival Award. Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden has been named one of the New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing.

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    Posted August 4, 2013

    Mandy

    I love these books alot!

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    Posted March 1, 2013

    I like this book

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  • Posted July 21, 2012

    Highly recommended for new readers

    This book is excellent for 1st-3rd grade readers who are just starting. Good story line. My 4th grade nephew loves to read it to his 5 year old sister who enjoys the stories. Activities at the end of the book and a definite plus feature.

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