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?
About the Author
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat has written every Nate the Great book. Here she collaborates with her husband, Mitchell Sharmat. They live in Tucson, Arizona.
Jody Wheeler previously illustrated "Nate the Great Talks Turkey." She lives in New York City and Siesta Key, Florida.