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    Nate Wright is a rebellious eleven-year-old who is convinced that he is a genius destined for greatness. Despite any evidence to the contrary (for example, being the all-time record holder for detentions in school history), his belief in his destiny is unshakeable. After all, he read it in a fortune cookie, so it must be true.

    Whether it is as a talented comic book artist, the self-proclaimed king of the class or the motivational leader of the school sports team, Nate approaches everything with reckless confidence and resolute enthusiasm. Nate will not let anything get in his way, even if it means landing in detention AGAIN.

    Big Nate started out as the star of the popular American comic strip by Lincoln Peirce. Peirce started making comics in the 6th grade, just like Big Nate himself. He created the Big Nate comics in 1991, naming the main character after his nickname for his big brother, and they have appeared in over 300 American newspapers as well as daily on gocomics.com Following the success of the Peanuts style online cartoon, Peirce has gone on to write a series of eight Big Nate books and there is even a 3D animated Big Nate movie in the works for 2021.

    The Big Nate books are perfect for comic lovers and fans of Diary of A Wimpy Kid, The Beano or Captain Underpants will love their silly humour and brilliant cartoons. We recommend the series for children aged 9 and over. Book 1 is The Boy With the Biggest Head in the World but you don’t need to read them in any particular order.

    The books are easy to read and laugh-out-loud funny, so work for any reading level. If you love Big Nate, you can also check out the compilations of the original comic strips  - the first of which is Big Nate: From the Top.

    All the Big Nate books in order:
    Book 1: Big Nate: The Boy with the Biggest Head in the World (2010)
    Book 2: Big Nate Strikes Again (2010)
    Book 3: Big Nate on a Roll (2011)
    Book 4: Big Nate Goes for Broke (2012)
    Book 5: Big Nate Flips Out (2013)
    Book 6: Big Nate in the Zone (2014)
    Book 7: Big Nate Lives it Up (2015)
    Book 8: Big Nate Blasts Off (2016)

    All the Big Nate comic strip collections in order:
    Big Nate From the Top (2010) 
    Big Nate Out Loud (2011)
    Big Nate: What Could Possibly Go Wrong (2012)
    Big Nate: Here Goes Nothing (2012)
    Big Nate and Friends (2012)
    Big Nate: I Can’t Take It (2013)
    Big Nate: Great Minds Think Alike (2014)
    Big Nate Makes the Grade (2015)
    Big Nate All Work and No Play: A Collection of Sundays (2012)
    Big Nate: Genius Mode (2013)
    Big Nate: Game On! (2013)
    Big Nate: The Crowd Goes Wild (2014)
    Big Nate: Say Good-bye to Dork City (2015)
    Big Nate: Welcome to my World (2015)
    Big Nate: Thunka, Thunka, Thunka (2016)
    Big Nate: Revenge of the Cream Puffs (2016)
    Big Nate: What’s a Little Noogie Between Friends (2017)
    Big Nate: A Good Old-Fashioned Wedgie (2017)
    Big Nate: Silent But Deadly (2018)
    Big Nate Goes Bananas (2018)
    Big Nate Hug it Out! (2019)
    Big Nate: Payback Time! (2019)
    Big Nate: Blow the Roof Off! (2020)

    Big Nate Activity Books:
    Big Nate Boredom Buster (2011)
    Big Nate Fun Blaster (2012)
    Big Nate: Doodlepalooza (2013)
    Big Nate: Laugh-O-Rama (2014)
    Big Nate: Puzzlemania (2016)

    Book 1
    Book 1

    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-... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Big Nate Strikes Again

    Big Nate is back starring in the second instalment of his own super-funny series. Big Nate is created by Lincoln Peirc... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Big Nate on a Roll

    Big Nate is back, starring in the third instalment of his own super-funny series. Big Nate is created by Lincoln Peirc... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Big Nate Goes for Broke

    Big Nate is back in the fourth instalment of his own super-funny series. Big Nate is created by Lincoln Peirce, who in... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Big Nate Flips Out

    Big Nate is back the fifth instalment of his own super-funny series. Big Nate is created by Lincoln Peirce, who inspir... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    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 inspir... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    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, ... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Big Nate Blasts Off

    The 8th title in the New York Times bestselling Big Nate series! With a new crush, and the annual Mud Bowl coming up, ... More

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    Big Nate: From the Top

    Big Nate, a.k.a. middle schooler Nate Wright, is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the wunderkind creatio... More

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    Big Nate Out Loud

    Big Nate, a.k.a. middle schooler Nate Wright, is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the wunderkind creatio... More

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    Big Nate and Friends

    Aspiring cartoonist Nate Wright is the star of Big Nate, the daily and Sunday comic strip distributed by Newspaper Enter... More

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    Big Nate: I Can't Take It!

    The second collection of all-colour SundayBig Natecartoons! Big Nate All Work and No Play,the first all-Sunday collectio... More

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    Big Nate: 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... More

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    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 deten... More

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    Big Nate: Welcome to My World

    Aspiring cartoonist Nate Wright is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for deten... More

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    Big Nate: Thunka, Thunka, Thunka

    There's never a dull moment with Nate Wright in the picture. Whether getting caught playing table football in the librar... More

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    Big Nate: Revenge of the Cream Puffs

    It's one, two, three strikes, you're out, as the Cream Puffs seek sweet revenge! Here come the Cream Puffs! Nate and ... More

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    Big Nate: Game On!

    Aspiring cartoonist Nate Wright is the star of Big Nate. Nate is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the al... More

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    Big Nate: The Crowd Goes Wild!

    Aspiring cartoonist Nate Wright is the star of Big Nate, the daily and Sunday comic strip, which has been nationally syn... More

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    Book 22

    Big Nate Boredom Buster 1

    The perfect companion or introduction to the highly successful Big Nate books. Packed with laughs and 224 pages of cre... More

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    Big Nate: Silent But Deadly

    Middle school is a breeding ground for mischief and dreaming big for Big Nate and his pals! NEW YORK TIMES BES... More

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    Big Nate: Blow the Roof Off!

    Nate finally meets the long-lost girl from the summer carnival, only to discover that she's a whole grade older than him... More

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    Big Nate Goes Bananas!

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR! The last days of school are always the hardest, even if your least favori... More

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    Big Nate: Hug It Out!

    In this brand-new collection of comics from the New York Times bestselling series Big Nate, everyone's favorite sixt... More

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    Big Nate: Payback Time!

    The latest in this NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING series Look out, Big Nate fans, it's Payback Time! In this newest ... More

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    Big Nate Fun Blaster

    The perfect companion or introduction to the highly successful Big Nate books. Packed with laughs and 224 pages of cre... More

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    Doodlepalooza

    Packed with laughs, this companion to the bestselling Big Nate series is 224 pages of activities and fun! Big Nate is ... More

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    Big Nate: Laugh-O-Rama

    Big Nate is back! This companion activity book to the bestselling Big Nate series is packed with laughs, activities an... More

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    Puzzlemania

    Big Nate is back! This companion activity book to the bestselling Big Nate series is packed with laughs, activities an... More

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    Big Nate Compilation 1: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

    A super-sized, super-funny compilation of all the most hilarious moments from Big Nate's long running, much-loved comi... More

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    Big Nate Compilation 2: Here Goes Nothing

    A second super-sized, super-funny compilation of all the most hilarious moments from Big Nate's long running, much-lov... More

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    Big Nate Compilation 3: Genius Mode

    A super-sized, super-funny compilation of all the most hilarious moments from Big Nate's long running, much-loved comi... More

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    Big Nate Compilation 4: Mr Popularity

    This is the fourth super-funny Big Nate compilation - now in FULL COLOUR! Enjoy all the most hilarious moments from Bi... More

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    Big Nate's Greatest Hits

    Big Nate's Greatest Hitscollects three bestselling e-book only collections--Big Nate Makes a Splash, Big Nate Dibs on Th... More

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    Big Nate All Work and No Play: A Collection of Sundays

    Already a New York Timesbest-seller, it's two firsts in one for a Big Natebook! The first Sundays-only and first full-co... More

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    • The Boy with the Biggest Head in the World

      The Boy with the Biggest Head in the World

      by rsa

      Big Nate - The Boy With the Biggest Head in the World is a bit like Diary of a Wimpy Kid. It is a hilarious book. Nate is given a fortune cookie from...

    • Big Nate in the Zone

      Big Nate in the Zone

      by Rachy

      This book is really good and it reminds me of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Dork Diaries. This book has got some comic cartoons in it which makes it intere...

    • Big Nate: From the Top

      Big Nate: From the Top

      by Westy10

      This book is so awesome , but it may not even count as a book . 

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