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 twenty-four languages. The award-winning Nate the Great series, haled in Booklist as "groundbreaking," has resulted in Nate's real-world appearances in many New York Times crossword puzzles, sporting a milk mustache in magazines and posters, residing on more than 28 million boxes of Cheerios, and touring the country in musical theater. Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and her husband, Mitchell Sharmat, have also coauthored many books, including titles in both the Nate the Great and the Olivia Sharp series.
Andrew Sharmat is the son of Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Mitchell Sharmat. Here, he and his mother collaborate for the first time.
Jody Wheeler developed a greater-than-average interest in children's books at an early eage. having been influenced and encouraged by her great-aunt Opal Wheeler, a prolific writer of books for young readers in the 1950s. Since being trained as a fine artist and educator, Jody has enjoyed working on projects ranging from picture books to educational texts and magazines, and from greeting cards to coloring books. Jody Wheeler divides her time between Manhattan and Siesta Key, Florida.
WILL THIS CASE SLITHER AWAY?
Rosamond is having a birthday party for her cousin Lizzy! Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, are invited. So are Lizzy's four pet snakes. Nate believes that a good detective knows his limits. Nate does not want to go to a birthday party filled with dangerous, slimy guests. But when one of these "guests" goes missing, Nate and Sludge must face their fears to save the day!
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Praise for the Nate the Great Series
? "Kids will like Nate the Great." -School Library Journal, Starred
"A consistently entertaining series." -Booklist
"Loose, humorous chalk and watercolor spots help turn this beginning reader into a page-turner." -Publishers Weekly
"Nate, Sludge, and all their friends have been delighting beginning readers for years." -Kirkus Reviews
"They don't come any cooler than Nate the Great." -The Huffington Post