Book 1

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Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce

Published 1 September 2003

Big Nate, a.k.a. middle schooler Nate Wright, is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the wunderkind creation of cartoonist Lincoln Peirce. Nate is also the star of six novelized books to be published by HarperCollins, the first of which debuted on the New York Times children's best-seller list. This Big Nate Collection collects Peirce's Big Nate strips, originally published only in newspapers. For those not familiar with Big Nate, think Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets Calvin and Hobbes...


Book 1

Cover of In a Class by Himself

Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement.


Book 1

Cover of The Boy with the Biggest Head in the World

Meet classic comic-strip character Big Nate - The Boy with the Biggest Head in the World - as he stars in his own super-funny series. Big Nate is created by Lincoln Peirce, who inspired Jeff Kinney, author of 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid'. Big-head Nate Wright truly believes he is destined for greatness! He's a table tennis champ, a genius comic book artist and the self-proclaimed king of his class. One school morning, Nate barely survives his Dad's toxic porridge before rushing off...


Book 2

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Big Nate Out Loud by Lincoln Peirce

Published 12 April 2011

Big Nate, a.k.a. middle schooler Nate Wright, is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the wunderkind creation of cartoonist Lincoln Peirce. Nate is also the star of six novelized books to be published by HarperCollins, the first of which debuted on the New York Timeschildren's best-seller list. Big Nate Out Loudcollects Peirce's Big Nate strips, originally published only in newspapers and online at comics.com. For those not familiar with Big Nate, think Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets C...


Book 2

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Big Nate is back starring in the second instalment of his own super-funny series. Big Nate is created by Lincoln Peirce, who inspired Jeff Kinney, author of 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid'. Big Nate has got his heart set on leading his sports team to victory! But it won't be easy. He's stuck with Gina, his all time enemy and really rubbish player. Worse yet they have to work together on the class special project which means Gina's allowed to call Nate - at home! Gina is at the top of...


Book 3

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Big Nate and Friends by Lincoln Peirce

Published 5 January 2012

Aspiring cartoonist Nate Wright is the star of Big Nate, the daily and Sunday comic strip distributed by Newspaper Enterprise Association since 1991. Nate is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for detentions in school history. He's a self-described genius and sixth grade Renaissance Man. Equipped with only a #2 pencil and the unshakable belief that he is #1, Nate fights a daily battle against overzealous teachers, undercooked cafeteria food and all-around...


Book 3

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Big Nate on a Roll by Lincoln Peirce

Published 16 August 2011

Big Nate is back, starring in the third instalment of his own super-funny series. Big Nate is created by Lincoln Peirce, who inspired Jeff Kinney, author of 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid'. Big Nate's scout troop is fundraising and while door-to-door selling isn't really Nate's thing, there's nothing like a Grand Prize to get him motivated. Especially when the prize is an awesomely cool customised skateboard (and following an incident with a poodle and a bridge Nate is in need of a new set of w...


Book 4

Cover of Big Nate Makes the Grade

Nate Wright is known to his pals and teachers for many things, his penchant for mischief and his school record for detentions being the foremost. But beating out brainiac Gina's grades is not one of those things! In Big Nate Makes the Grade, the school life goings-on of Nate, his pals, and his long-suffering teachers are recounted in hilarious detail.


Book 4

Cover of Big Nate Goes for Broke

Big Nate Wright is president of P.S. 38, the after school cartooning club. When he doodles his observations in his cartoon notebook: "Mighty Jefferson Middle School always wins," Nate decides it's time to go from zeroes to heroes! Will Nate crack under the pressure of the "Ultimate Snowdown"? Or lead P.S. 38 to its biggest victory ever?


Book 5

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Big Nate Flips Out by Lincoln Peirce

Published 31 January 2013

Big Nate is back the fifth instalment of his own super-funny series. Big Nate is created by Lincoln Peirce, who inspired Jeff Kinney, author of `Diary of a Wimpy Kid'. Big Nate is flipping out! Everyone knows N-A-T-E does NOT equal N-E-A-T! And when Nate's sloppiness gets out of hand, his best friend Francis gets in serious trouble. Can Nate clean up his act? Or will he flip out first?


Book 5

Cover of Big Nate All Work and No Play

Already a New York Timesbest-seller, it's two firsts in one for a Big Natebook! The first Sundays-only and first full-colour Big Natecollection both debut in Big Nate All Work and No Play. Enjoy more than two years of Sunday cartoons, portraying the colourful life of Nate Wright. This spunky eleven-year-old holds the school record for detentions and is in little chance of losing that distinction, but that doesn't stop him from dreaming big! He's a self-described genius, a sixth-grade renaissan...


Book 6

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In the Zone by Lincoln Peirce

Published 11 March 2014

"Nate's not having the best of luck . . . in fact; he's not having ANY luck. But with a little boost thanks to Chad's lucky foot, suddenly good luck is everywhere Nate turns! Nate's in the zone! But how long will it last?" --


Book 6

Cover of Big Nate: In the Zone

Big Nate is back the sixth instalment of his own super-funny series. Big Nate is created by Lincoln Peirce, who inspired Jeff Kinney, author of `Diary of a Wimpy Kid'. Big Nate is in the zone! Nate Wright is down on his luck. In fact he's so far down, it seems it can't get any worse... Until with a little help from Chad's good luck charm, everything changes - and Nate is on top. All of a sudden, he can do no wrong! But why? And more importantly... how long...


Book 6

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Game On! by Lincoln Peirce

Published 11 April 2013

Aspiring cartoonist Nate Wright is the star of Big Nate. Nate is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for detentions in school history. He's a self-described genius and sixth grade Renaissance Man. Equipped with only a #2 pencil and the unshakable belief that he is #1, Nate fights a daily battle against overzealous teachers, undercooked cafeteria food, and all-around conventionality. He's the original rebel without a clue, alternately abrasive and endearing...


Book 7

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I Can't Take It! by Lincoln Peirce

Published 15 October 2013

The second collection of all-colour SundayBig Natecartoons! Big Nate All Work and No Play,the first all-Sunday collection shipped more than 100,000 copies in its first month of publication. Nate Wright is a wisecracking 11-year-old who knows he's destined for greatness. Nate is the star of Big Nate, the daily and Sunday comic strip that made its debut in 1991. Nate's a sixth-grade chess prodigy, a self-described genius, and the all-time record holder for detentions in school history. He's ofte...


Book 7

Cover of Big Nate Lives It Up

This is the 7th novel in the bestselling Big Nate series! And with a new kid to convince that his school's the coolest, Nate's in for another wild ride... Geeky new kid Breckenridge Puffington III has started at P.S. 38, and Principal Nichols wants Nate to be his buddy and show him around the school. But it's hard to make a good impression when the school is one hundred years old and falling apart!Everyone's excited to celebrate the school's centenary and have a big party, bu...


Book 8

Cover of Great Minds Think Alike

Nate Wright is a wisecracking 11-year-old who knows he's destined for greatness. Nate is the star of Big Nate, the daily and Sunday comic strip that made its debut in 1991. Nate's a sixth-grade chess prodigy, a self-described genius, and the all-time record holder for detentions in school history. He's often in hot water with his teachers and classmates, but Nate's winning personality and can-do attitude always make him a big hit with readers.


Book 8

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Big Nate Blasts Off by Lincoln Peirce

Published 16 February 2016

After his fight with Randy Betancourt makes headlines in the school paper, Big Nate has a problem worse than detention on his hands.


Book 9

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The Crowd Goes Wild! by Lincoln Peirce

Published 14 October 2014

Aspiring cartoonist Nate Wright is the star of Big Nate, the daily and Sunday comic strip, which has been nationally syndicated since 1991. Nate is 11 years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for detentions in school history. He's a self-described genius and sixth grade Renaissance Man. Nate, who lives with his dad and older sister, enjoys pestering his family and teachers with his sarcasm. To draw Big Nate, Peirce relies on memories of his own childhood and the exper...


Book 10