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  • Published: 1 August 2006
  • ISBN: 9780440409328
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Mss Mkt
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $9.99

Nate The Great And The Stolen Base


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Rosamund's baseball team has a very unusual second base - Oliver's gloopy purple plastic octopus. But one morning... it's gone! 'Somebody stole second base,' Rosamond tells teammate Nate the Great. With the help of his dog, Sludge, the young detective trails the missing octopus, picking up clues along the way. It's not easy to track down a stolen base, and Nate's hunt leads him to some strange places before he finds himself up at bat once more.

  • Pub date: 1 August 2006
  • ISBN: 9780440409328
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Mss Mkt
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $9.99

About the Author

Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

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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