Big Nate Out Loud

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, Apr 26, 2011 - Humor - 224 pages
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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 theNew York Timeschildren's best-seller list.Big Nate Out Loudcollects Peirce'sBig Nate strips, originally published only in newspapers and online at

For those not familiar withBig Nate, think Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets Calvin and Hobbes. Nate is a self-described genius and a sixth-grade Renaissance man equipped with only a #2 pencil and the unshakable belief that he is destined for greatness (a fortune cookie told him so). He 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 to classmates and teachers alike. Throughout Peirce'sBig Nate Out Loud, Nate blazes an unforgettable trail through the sixth grade at P.S. 38, earning straight As in laughs (and numerous detentions) along the way.


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Review: Out Loud (Big Nate: Comics)

User Review  - haylee saunders - Goodreads

big Nate is super cool !!!! i like the whole series !!! Read full review

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User Review  - Charles Brower - Goodreads

It is just like me because at the of school my friends talk about school and I don't like that. I love summer breaks. Read full review

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Lincoln Peirce has been drawing the Big Nate comic strip for more than 20 years. Born in Ames, Iowa, Peirce grew up in Durham, New Hampshire. As a kid, he began creating his own strips in the sixth grade. Peirce taught high school in New York City and has created several animated pilots for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. He lives in Portland, Maine, with his family.

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