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
Rosamond has started a book club called Rosamond''s Ready Readers. But she claims there's an evil page monster on the loose. This monster has ripped and ruined a page of the cookbook Rosamond uses to make treats for the club.
Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, go to the next meeting of the book club . . . as undercover detectives. All the members are there. They are reading a book when one of Rosamond's Ready Readers discovers that a page is missing. Has the evil page monster struck again?
Nate and Sludge know they have a real case. Their search for evidence takes them to Rosamond's kitchen and to a school book sale where a librarian gives them important clues. Can the pancake-eating detective and his bonemunching partner solve their hungriest case yet?
"From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat was bornin Portland, Maine, and began herwriting career at the age of eight, withher own newspaper, "The Snooper'sGazette." She has written several books, including Rex; Goodnight, AndrewGoodnight, Craig; and Gladys ToldMe To Meet Her Here. Mrs. Sharmat and her husband and two sons live in Irvington, New York.
Mitchell Sharmat and his wife, the popular children's book author, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, live in Tucson, Arizona, a setting which inspired Mr. Sharmat's first book, "Reddy Rattler and Easy Eagle." He says that the idea for this new story was planted while on vacation years ago, when a young goat started nibbling on this son's coat.
Jody Wheeler is the illustrator of over forty books for children, including three picture books about Almanzo Wilder. She lives in New York City.