Nate the Great on the Owl Express (Nate the Great Series) [NOOK Book]

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Beginning readers are introduced to the detective mystery genre in these chapter books. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! 

All aboard the Owl Express! Someone on the train is out to get Olivia’s pet owl, Hoot. But whooo? Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, hit the rails to help out. Then ...
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Nate the Great on the Owl Express (Nate the Great Series)

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Overview

Beginning readers are introduced to the detective mystery genre in these chapter books. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! 

All aboard the Owl Express! Someone on the train is out to get Olivia’s pet owl, Hoot. But whooo? Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, hit the rails to help out. Then Hoot disappears! Can Nate solve the mystery?

Check out the extra content in the back the book, featuring activities for young detectives to try at home and a new letter, available May 2015, to adult fans of Nate the Great!

Visit Nate the Great and Sludge!
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"With plenty of suspects, comical plot twists, and a satisfying resolution. . . . A strong addition to a popular series."--School Library Journal


From the Trade Paperback edition.

In homage to Agatha Christie, Nate, the great detective, jumps aboard the Owl Express for a ride filled with intrigue, suspense, and a surprise ending.- There are over 8 million Nate the Great books in print.- Fun chapter book format is perfect for beginning readers.

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Editorial Reviews

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In this adventure Nate finds himself bodyguard to an owl. Cousin Olivia insists her owl Hoot needs Nate and his faithful dog Sludge to guard him on his trip to the owl doctor on the train (Hoot doesn't like to fly) because she's received a note suggesting her neighborhood might be more pleasant sans Hoot. Problems arise when Nate awakes from an impromptu nap on the train to find Hoot's cage empty. With a missing owl and several suspicious neighbors on board Nate has not one but two mysteries to solve. Weston's illustrations are well placed and entertaining, with a clue tucked in here and there. Nate the Great aficionados will be well pleased with his latest case. 2003, Delacorte Press, Ages 6 to 10.
—Sharon Oliver
School Library Journal
K-Gr 3-The Sharmat team keeps its series fresh in this 24th case for the young detective. Here, theatrical cousin Olivia fears for the safety of her pet owl and enlists Nate and his dog to escort Hoot on a train from San Francisco to Los Angeles. With plenty of suspects, comical plot twists, and a satisfying resolution, the authors carry on their tradition of interesting, but peacefully concluded mysteries. In her fourth turn at illustrating the Nate books, Weston ably mimics original illustrator Marc Simont's style, occasionally showing her own flair, as in a full-page portrait of the owl. A strong addition to a popular series.-Gay Lynn Van Vleck, Henrico County Library, Glen Allen, VA Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307558473
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 10/28/2009
  • Series: Nate the Great Series
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 696,299
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author

Marjorie Weinman Sharmat has written every Nate the Great book. This is her third collaboration with her husband, Mitchell Sharmat.

Martha Weston illustrates both her own as well as other authors’ books.
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