Big Nate Out Loud

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Andrews McMeel Pub., 2011 - Humor - 223 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 the "New York Times" children's best-seller list. "Big Nate Out Loud" collects Peirce's "Big Nate strips," originally published only in newspapers and online at

For those not familiar with "Big 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's "Big 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

Review: Out Loud (Big Nate: Comics)

User Review  - Josh Reyes - Goodreads

I really liked this book. Big Nate is funny because every time he tries to get out of class he gets in trouble. When he gets in trouble, he gets detention and he's there a lot. He knows the detention lady very well. He has conversations with her a lot. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Lincoln Peirce was born in Iowa on October 23, 1963. He studied art at Colby College and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He taught art and coached baseball for three years at a New York high school. He is a cartoonist/writer and the creator of the comic strip Big Nate, which appears in more than 200 U.S. newspapers. His title's, Big Nate Doodlepalooza and Big Nate: I Can't Take It! made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2013. Big Nate in the Zone and Big Nate: Great Minds Think Alike made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2014. His title, Big Nate's Greatest Hits, made the list in 2015.

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