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  • I

    Nate the Great Collected Stories: Volume 1

    • UNABRIDGED (56 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    This collection of wonderful stories read by John Lavelle and penned by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat will find a place on any Nate the Great fan's bookshelf.

    Ling says: "Nate The Great Vol. 1"
    Nate The Great Vol. 1

    My kindergartners loved the first and second collection of Nate The Great! They want more, but there were no more volumes to download onto my iPod. ..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 10 2007 by Ling (Chicago, IL, USA)
  • II

    Nate the Great Collected Stories: Volume 2

    • UNABRIDGED (53 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    This collection of wonderful stories read by John Lavelle and penned by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat will find a place on any Nate the Great fan's bookshelf.

    Ling says: "Nate The Great Vol. 2"
    Nate The Great Vol. 2

    My kindergartners loved both collections of Nate The Great! They want more! We've listened to both collections at least 5 or more times. They also ..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 10 2007 by Ling (Chicago, IL, USA)
  • III

    Nate the Great Collected Stories: Volume 3: Lost List; Sticky Case; Fishy Prize; Boring Beach Bag; Stolen Base; Mushy Valentine; Talks Turkey; Hungry Book Club

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Join Nate the Great and his trusty companion, Sludge, in solving the greatest mysteries a boy could search for. In this collection, Nate hunts down a lost grocery list, a favorite stamp, a genius pet, a beach bag, a yucky valentine, second base, and an evil, book-destroying monster.

    Sarah Dumoulin says: "Good stories, but a lot of filler as well"
    Good stories, but a lot of filler as well

    This third collection of Nate the Great books is a little too faithful to the original volumes. The stories themselves are fine (although I think tha..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 09 2012 by Sarah Dumoulin (Kinburn, Ontario Canada)
  • IV

    Nate the Great Collected Stories: Volume 4

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Mitchell Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    When Oliver asks his friend Nate the Great to find his lost weed, Nate can't say no. This isn't just any weed. It's a Superweed that Oliver bought from Rosamond's Adopt-A-Weed sale. First Nate must figure out where to look for the weed. Together with his trusty dog Sludge, they search for clues in the woods, the park and even the library! But is the biggest clue right under Nate's nose?

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  • 1

    Nate the Great: Nate the Great: Favorites

    • UNABRIDGED (13 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate, with the cool detachment of a Sam Spade, immediately plunges into his new and baffling case. Getting all the facts, asking the right questions, narrowing down the suspects. Nate, the boy detective who "likes to work alone," solves the mystery and tracks down the culprit. In the process he also discovers the whereabouts of Super Hex, the missing cat.

    Heather says: "My boys are enjoying this"
    My boys are enjoying this
    Reviewed on March 02 2013 by Heather (Royal oak, MI, United States)
  • 2

    Nate the Great Goes Undercover

    • UNABRIDGED (13 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate the Great has his first night case! "Detective work is not fun and games," Nate explains. "Detective work is dirty garbage cans instead of clean beds. Detective work is banana peels, dishrags, milk cartons, floor sweepings, cigar ashes, fleas, and me..."

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  • 3

    Nate the Great and the Lost List

    • UNABRIDGED (23 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Although Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, are on vacation, they just can't resist a new case. When his friend Claude's grocery list is lost, Nate sets out to find it before lunch. But lunch draws nearer and the list is still missing. Nate the Great is worried: his reputation is at stake. It looks as if list has vanished - unless Rosamond's strange cat pancakes are somehow at the heart of the mystery

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  • 4

    Nate the Great and the Phony Clue

    • UNABRIDGED (11 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Early one morning, a torn slip of paper with the mysterious letters "V I T A" appears on Nate the Great's doorstep. He and his faithful dog, Sludge, set off to solve this latest mystery.

    They face ferocious cats, hostile adversaries, and a sly, phony clue: not to mention a three o'clock deadline. Nate struggles to prove, once again, that he is Nate the Great.

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  • 5

    Nate the Great and the Sticky Case

    • UNABRIDGED (28 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
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    A stegosaurus stamp belonging to Nate's friend Claude disappears, and the indomitable Nate the Great is called in on the case. At first, even Nate is stumped -- the stamp has just vanished without a trace! But with clues from the weather and his ever-faithful dog, Sludge, Nate is soon on his way to wrapping up his stickiest case yet.


    From the Trade Paperback edition.

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  • 6

    Nate the Great and the Missing Key

    • UNABRIDGED (12 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate the Great doesn't especially want to go to a birthday party for Annie's ferocious dog, Fang. But he can't resist a mystery: and when Annie loses her house key and can't get inside to set up the party, Nate and his trusty dog, Sludge, are hot on the trail!

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  • 7

    Nate the Great and the Snowy Trail

    • UNABRIDGED (13 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate the Great, super sleuth, has his work cut out for him when Rosamond loses his birthday present. He and his faithful dog, Sludge, must face snow, ice, and ferocious-looking Fang, Annie's dog, to solve the case. Nate will have a hard time finding the missing present when Rosamond won't tell him what it is.

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  • 8

    Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize

    • UNABRIDGED (33 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate the Great is about to enter his dog, Sludge, in the smartest pet contest. But when the prize disappears, it looks as if the contest will flop. It's a tough case for Nate and Sludge as they search for clues leading to the missing prize. In more ways than one, it's a very fishy business. Can Nate and Sludge find the prize in time?

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  • 9

    Nate the Great Stalks Stupidweed

    • UNABRIDGED (17 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    When Oliver asks his friend Nate the Great to find his lost weed, Nate can't say no. This isn' just any weed. It's a Superweed that Oliver bought from Rosamond's Adopt-A-Weed sale. First Nate must figure out where to look for the weed. Together with his trusty dog Sludge, they search for clues in the woods, the park and even the library! But is the biggest clue right under Nate's nose?

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  • 10

    Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag

    • UNABRIDGED (28 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    It's gone! Oliver's boring blue beach bag is gone. Inside are his clothes, shoes, and a special seashell. All he has left is his beach ball. This is a perfect case for Nate the Great and his trusty dog Sludge. But they don't find many clues in the sand and surf. What trail should they follow next? Follow the leader to find out!

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  • 11

    Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt: Nate the Great: Favorites

    • UNABRIDGED (15 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    It is Halloween night and all the kids are dressed in scary and funny costumes. Their Trick or Treat bags are getting heavier. Nate's good friend Rosamond needs his help. Her cat, Little Hex, is missing. Little Hex hates Halloween, so maybe he's hiding. Or is he lost? Nate and his trusty dog Sludge take the case and hunt in the night for Little Hex. They pass robots, pirates, and witches. But where will they find Little Hex?

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  • 12

    Nate the Great Goes Down in the Dumps

    • UNABRIDGED (30 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate the Great and his trusty dog, Sludge, have a tricky case to solve. Nate's friend Rosamond has started a fortune-telling business, but her money box is missing. Sludge and Nate visit Claude, who helped Rosamond set up her business, and Finley, who collects boxes for his rat. They can't seem to help! It looks like the only way to clean up this case is to get down and dirty in the dumps!

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  • 13

    Nate the Great and the Musical Note

    • UNABRIDGED (18 mins)
    • By Craig Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate the Great has just received a strange musical note. The note tells Nate's friend Pip what his mother wants him to do at four o'clock. Their friend Rosamond has turned the note into a riddle. Nate checks Rosamond's garage, but doesn't find any clues. Time is running out for Nate and his dog, Sludge. It's almost four o'clock. Will Nate the Great stay stuck in the middle of this musical riddle?

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  • 14

    Nate the Great and the Stolen Base

    • UNABRIDGED (28 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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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.

    Michael says: "Great Kids listen"
    Great Kids listen

    Great book (great series of books actually) for any adult who needs 30 minutes in the car with a quiet kid!

    Reviewed on May 01 2012 by Michael (NOBLESVILLE, IN, United States)
  • 15

    Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine

    • UNABRIDGED (31 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate the Great hates mushy stuff. But when he spies a big red paper heart taped to the outside of Sludge's doghouse, Nate knows he must help out his favorite pooch. Why has left Sludge a secret valentine?

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  • 16

    Nate the Great and the Tardy Tortoise

    • UNABRIDGED (17 mins)
    • By Craig Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and someone is eating the flowers in Nate the Great's garden. A green tortoise is slowly, slowly stepping across the lawn, and Nate is slowly, slowly following him. Where does Nate's green guest truly belong? It may take all of Nate the Great's patience and sharp eyesight to find out slowly.

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  • 17

    Nate the Great, San Francisco Detective

    • UNABRIDGED (20 mins)
    • By Mitchell Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate, the great detective, and his dog, Sludge, are off to San Francisco! They're going to visit Nate's cousin Olivia Sharp. She's a detective, too, and a very busy one. Olivia isn't around to solve her case number 22. Her client, Duncan, has lost his joke book. He tells Nate that if the book isn't found - and soon - the world will come to an end. Nate takes the case. He and Sludge cruise up and down and around San Francisco in the limo, tracking down clues. Sticky, icky clues, big and small clues, all-around-the-town clues that take them to a pancake house, over the Golden Gate Bridge, and finally to a place that seems wrong but could be right.

    vjuturu says: "Nice Detective Story"
    Nice Detective Story

    Excellent Suspense narration. amazing feel. good book. wonderful. wishful book. simple and neat narrating. good to read.

    Reviewed on August 16 2012 by vjuturu (Newark, NJ, United States)
  • 18

    Nate the Great and the Big Sniff

    • UNABRIDGED (16 mins)
    • By Mitchell Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate, the great detective, depends on his dog, Sludge, to help him solve all of his cases. But Sludge can't help him this time - Sludge is lost! Lost inside a big department store on a rainy day. Nate frantically searches for his best friend and trusted helper. Salespeople have spotted a wet, slippery, sloppy dog running about. Is Sludge hiding from them? Nate looks high and low, and in places he'd rather not look at all. But every clue leads to a dead end ... until Nate realizes that Sludge can help him with this case!

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  • Nate the Great and Me: The Case of the Fleeing Fang

    • UNABRIDGED (20 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate the Great needs your help. Annie's dog, Fang, is missing! That's what Nate discovers when his friends throw him a surprise Happy Detective Day party. Where is Fang? As you and Nate track down clues - Fang was learning tricks for the party; he was seen running away from two tiny poodles and following a lady wearing fluffy-bunny shoes - Nate will share his expert detective skills with you so you can sharpen your sleuthing talents.

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  • 19

    Nate the Great on the Owl Express

    • UNABRIDGED (22 mins)
    • By Mitchell Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    All aboard the Owl Express! Nate, the great detective, and his dog, Sludge, hit the rails on their latest case. Their mission: To guard an owl named Hoot. Hoot belongs to Nate's cousin, Olivia Sharp, and she thinks someone on the train might be out to get her feathered friend. But whooo? Sludge keeps an eye on the owl's cage while Nate snoops for clues. Then Hoot disappears! With many suspects to question, and many places to look, Nate knows one thing for sure - being the bodyguard to a little bird is a lot of work!

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  • Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden

    • UNABRIDGED (18 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Rosamond is visiting Scandinavia when she loses something. She wants Nate the Great to find it, even though he doesn't know what she lost, what country she lost it in, or when she lost it. And he's thousands of miles away. But if Nate doesn't take the case, Rosamond plans to hire the King of Sweden. Nate doesn't want Rosamond to bother the poor king. And he does want the chance to solve his first-ever international case. Can Nate find whatever Rosamond lost without leaving his neighborhood?

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  • 20

    Nate the Great and the Crunchy Christmas

    • UNABRIDGED (15 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Annie's dog is unhappy. When Fang is unhappy, everyone is unhappy. Especially Nate the Great. So Nate agrees to sniff out Fang's mysteriously missing Christmas mail. It's cold and snowy. But Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, will try to solve this holiday case in time for Fang to have a crunchy, munchy Christmas.

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  • Nate the Great and the Owl Express

    • UNABRIDGED (22 mins)
    • By Mitchell Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    All aboard the Owl Express! Nate, the great detective, and his dog Sludge, hit the rails on their latest case. Their mission: To guard an owl named Hoot. Hoot belongs to Nate's cousin, Olivia Sharp, and she thinks someone on the train might be out to get her feathered friend. But whooo? Sludge keeps an eye on the owl's cage while Nate snoops for clues. Then Hoot disappears! With many suspects to question, and many places to look, Nate knows one thing for sure - being the bodyguard to a little bird is a lot of work!

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  • 21

    Nate the Great and the Monster Mess: Nate the Great: Favorites

    • UNABRIDGED (17 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Nate the Great loves his mother’s Monster Cookies. Her Strawberry Draculas, her Chocolate Frankensteins, and especially her Cinnamon Werewolves. But now her Monster Cookie recipes are missing! Nate, the great detective, has never solved a case for his mother before. Can he do it? With his dog, Sludge, Nate gets to work. They look, sniff, climb up, bend down, push, and pull. They find long and short clues. Crinkly, wrinkly clues. And fishy, fangy clues. But which clues count? Can Nate the Great ever hope to eat those wonderful cookies again?

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  • 22

    Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden

    • UNABRIDGED (18 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    Rosamond is visiting Scandinavia when she loses something. She wants Nate the Great to find it, even though he doesn't know what she lost, what country she lost it in, or when she lost it. And he's thousands of miles away. But if Nate doesn't take the case, Rosamond plans to hire the King of Sweden. Nate doesn't want Rosamond to bother the poor king. And he does want the chance to solve his first-ever international case. Can Nate find whatever Rosamond lost without leaving his neighborhood?

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  • 23

    Nate the Great and the Pillowcase

    • UNABRIDGED (18 mins)
    • By Rosalind Weinman, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    It's two o'clock in the morning when the telephone rings and Nate the Great learns that Rosamond's pillowcase is missing. She needs it now because her cat, Big Hex, likes to sleep on it. Outside it is damp, dark, and dreary, but a good (yawning) sleuth knows that the hunt must go on. Can Nate the Great find the missing piece of laundry before the sun comes up, and before his bedroom slippers wear out?

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  • 24

    Nate the Great Talks Turkey

    • UNABRIDGED (40 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    A giant turkey is on the loose! Nate, the great detective, and his dog, Sludge, hear the news on the radio. But Nate doesn't want to take a case that everyone in town is on. Not even when Claude claims that he saw the turkey, then lost him in the woods. He holds up a turkey feather to prove it. Now Sludge wants the case. Claude wants Sludge, and off they go.

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  • 25

    Nate the Great and the Hungry Book Club

    • UNABRIDGED (22 mins)
    • By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated By John Lavelle
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    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.

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