Nate the Great

36 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 344 ratings

Nate the Great Collected Stories Publisher's Summary

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. Volume 1 includes the following:

  • Nate the Great
  • Nate the Great Goes Undercover
  • Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt
  • Nate the Great and the Monster Mess
©1972 Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (P)2003 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group
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  • Book I

    • Nate the Great Collected Stories

    • Volume 1
    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nate The Great Vol. 1

    • By Ling on 05-10-07

    Regular price: $13.27

  • Book II

    • Nate the Great Collected Stories

    • Volume 2
    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nate The Great Vol. 2

    • By Ling on 05-10-07

    Regular price: $13.27

  • Book 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
    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good stories, but a lot of filler as well

    • By Sarah Dumoulin on 01-09-12

    Regular price: $16.80

  • Book IV

    • Nate the Great Collected Stories: Volume 4

    • By: Mitchell Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    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?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Nate the great!!

    • By Christian on 10-13-15

    Regular price: $16.80

  • Book V

    • Nate the Great Collected Stories: Volume 5

    • By: Andrew Sharmat, Mitchell Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Join the world's greatest detective, Nate the Great, as he solves three mysteries! Perfect for young listeners, this long-running chapter book series encourages children to problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve cases. Nate the Great, Where Are You?: Can a detective get a day off? Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, want to take a break from solving cases. So, they hide out in the woods. But soon, they hear familiar voices shouting, "Nate the Great, where are you?" There are many mysteries to solve!

    Regular price: $10.49

  • Book 1

    • Nate the Great

    • Nate the Great: Favorites
    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My boys are enjoying this

    • By Heather on 03-02-13

    Regular price: $2.79

  • Book 2

    • Nate the Great Goes Undercover

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    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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  • Book 3

    • Nate the Great and the Lost List

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    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

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Only ten min of story

    • By apennyfor on 07-20-15

    Regular price: $2.79

  • Book 6

    • Nate the Great and the Missing Key

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    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!

    Regular price: $1.39

  • Book 4

    • Nate the Great and the Phony Clue

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    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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  • Book 7

    • Nate the Great and the Snowy Trail

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    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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  • Book 5

    • Nate the Great and the Sticky Case

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    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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  • Book 8

    • Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    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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  • Book 9

    • Nate the Great Stalks Stupidweed

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    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?

    Regular price: $2.79

  • Book 10

    • Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    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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  • Book 11

    • Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt

    • Nate the Great: Favorites
    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    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?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nate is Great, but....

    • By j. mchinson on 01-27-17

    Regular price: $2.79

  • Book 12

    • Nate the Great Goes Down in the Dumps

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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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  • Book 13

    • Nate the Great and the Musical Note

    • By: Craig Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    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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  • Book 14

    • Nate the Great and the Stolen Base

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Kids listen

    • By Mal on 05-01-12

    Regular price: $2.79

  • Book 15

    • Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine

    • By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
    • Narrated by: John Lavelle
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    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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