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Big Nate on a Roll (Big Nate Novels #3)

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Big Nate is on a roll!

Nate's a big deal in his scout troop . . . until Artur--aka Mr. Perfect--joins up. Now Nate's stuck in second place. And Artur means business.

Will Nate take the grand prize? Or wipe out, big time?
Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by HarperCollins Children's Books (first published January 1st 2009)
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My 8 year old son begged to read this & I was hesitant. All I can say now is that we are BOTH very glad I took a chance and read it to him (and the rest of the series) before bed every night (he read on his own at other times).

Surprisingly, this was the first book (in a REALLY long time) that literally made me laugh out loud - repeatedly!! I WILL admit that Nate - the way he thinks, acts, and his imagination - is extremely similar to my son so, I'm sure that influenced how often I laughed.

Oct 02, 2011 Eric rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce Nate is trying to win a skateboard in the timber scouts but Artur is ahead from Nate. Who ever wins he will get the skateboard. Will Nate ever get the skateboard or will Artur get it? I think Nate will get it.
Nick Cruz
This book is about a boy name Nate who is having a ruff time in school. He is always getting detentions and getting in trouble,and this girl name Gina is always snitching on him he just hates her,also there is this boy named artur who is quite of a Prince Charming but he just hates how he beats him at anything and the thing that bugs him the most is that he's dating Nate's big crush! But any who they are both timber scouts and there is this prize that whoever sells the most snuffies wins a skate ...more
Lily Leroux
Apr 27, 2015 Lily Leroux rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really like this book. It is really funny! It is about Nate and his friends trying to sell as many posters for Boy Scouts because who ever sells the most posters they will win the grand prize which is a skateboard that you design your self. I think this book is funny because it has good jokes and funny drawings. I recommend this book for everyone!
Arthur Alfaro
May 13, 2015 Arthur Alfaro rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i like this book because Nate get in trouble alot and the story is about nate trying to get a new skateboard
This is an incredible book. I don't love it or hate it. It is in the middle. So I recommend this book to people who like comics or graphic novels. It is very funny.
Just like robot dream this is a good catch up book. there are not many words but i like the mini comics. also how there mazes and games.
Syona M
Big Nate on a Roll Is a good book because it is funny and will bring a smile to your face. 11 year old Nate Wright is a fun guy. He does not like school, but as long as Teddy and Francis are there he's good! He is a timber scout and loves to draw cartoons. Artur, a new kid, comes along ants steals everybody's hearts away with his good looks and charming personality! He even steals Jenny, Nate's crush, away! When Nate was riding his skateboard on the way to a Timber Scouts meeting he trips and hi ...more
Oct 03, 2016 Jerry rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a very cute and funny series.
Am I becoming jaded? My current students enthusiastically recommended the Big Nate series by Lincoln Peirce to me and so this week I read Big Nate on a Roll. The book wasn’t terrible. In fact, it was okay. I even agree with my students who repeatedly told me, “It’s funny!” But that’s all. It’s nothing special.

While reading Big Nate, I kept trying to figure out what Greg of the Wimpy Kid series has over Big Nate. I connected enough with Greg that I bought the set, watched the first movie, and rea
Julian P
Mar 25, 2013 Julian P rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I finished reading a great book called Big Nate on a Roll by Lincoln Peirce. I really liked this book because it's a fiction book and it's fun for kids to read. Nate (the main character) has a arch enemy named Artur (aka Mr. Perfect) that has bugged him all his life. Nate was in detention and was missing a Timber Scout meeting. Once he got released from detention he rushed to his skateboard and started to his friend Teddy's house. On the way there a woman's dog jumped in front of him and made hi ...more
Sep 12, 2016 Conor rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was INSANELY FUNNY I loved it you guys should all read this book. It only took me three days to read!
Arian Bouzari
Sep 15, 2014 Arian Bouzari rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Big Nate on a roll is a fictional comedy comic/novel written by Lincoln Pierce.
The main characters are Nate, Artur, Teddy, and Francis. The story is about Nate has lost his skateboard over a bridge. And he tries to enter a boy scout competition and the grand prize is a customization skate board. But his arch nemesis Artur (he is just a nice foreign kid who is perfect. He is so popular, kind, and mannered. And Nate can't stand him.) joins too and is out selling him 4-1. Nate must gather a plan t
Edward Creter
Sep 13, 2014 Edward Creter rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Big Nate s the little kid with a BIG attitude problem, and we love him for it! This one has Nate-ski competing with a foreign exchange student in selling Warm Fuzzy posters. (Note: in high school we never were allowed to hug anyone, a rule I happily broke time and again, so we had to settle for something less tangible, and less good-feeling, called warm fuzzies. So anyone, I think, can relate to THAT!) But poor Nate is left in the dust as the kid outsells him at every turn! VENGEANCE IS MINE!!! ...more
Jan 08, 2015 Scotlyn rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The author of Big Nate is Lincoln Peirce. I liked this book I did not think I was going to like it because I do not like these kinds of books but in the end I thought it had a good message and it was funny at times. There are other books about nate and his friends and I think I am going to read more. Big Nat is kind of a trouble maker so he tries to be a better person but then he loses a friend and a camera so he is trying to look every were for the camera . He tells his friend that he lost it s ...more
Mar 05, 2015 Josh rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was an okay book because it didn't really have any realistic events that will happen. What I did like about this book was how Nate will think of many scenarios to beat his nemesis in selling wallpapers. His nemesis never seems to lose in anything. I liked this book because it was pretty funny how many times Nate tried to do something that will benefit himself by making his nemesis look bad, but Nate is the on that always looks bad in the end.
Maria Eleynita
It's good. This book has a similarity with the Wimpy Kid although i havent read any of the Wimpy Kid series and i cant compare them, but they both have drawings in the book which makes it cool and enjoyable to read. This will be a big hit for kids and the kids at heart. Funny adventures of Nate Wright.
Darion Williams
Nov 20, 2015 Darion Williams rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is about Nate and his arch enemie join cub scouts with him. Everybody like him more than Nate.I liked this book because it was funny and I know how Nate feels and that can be very annoying. I recommend this book to people who like diary of a wimpy kid or just comic/chapter books that are funny.
Justin G
Dec 07, 2012 Justin G rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Big Nate on a roll is great because.1)it has an interesting story basis.2)it has interesting plot with cool caricatures and places.3)it is 3rd book in this series. And 4)if you read it you will want to read the 4th book. I really hope you read Big Nate on a roll. So get reading!
Jun 10, 2015 Jesusgarcia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought that big nate was a funny and good book. Nate was very clever to come up with the idea to get money by helping people do their chores. It was very funny when big nate got the microphone and got in trouble for doing that.
Aug 22, 2011 Deanna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another hilarious installment in the Big Nate series. Peirce keeps it fresh with his latest addition!
Jaime Ramos
Jun 11, 2015 Jaime Ramos rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a good book because he starts being clean but then he gets to a fight and he becomes at the end clean.
Aug 19, 2015 Beth rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I think I'm too old for this book. I find Nate annoying and feel for the other characters that have to put up with him.
Andon Tolle
Feb 05, 2012 Andon Tolle is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Good so far
Jun 07, 2016 Van rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Tập này dẫu rằng vẫn ko thể gọi là xuất sắc nhưng có phần hay hơn tập đầu.
I liked this book because it explains a average 12 years old life. Also i could realate to it.
Doug M
This book had me have some premonition on it. Each page was worth a guess about Nates day in school. He has some serious problem in his day in school and in life, he is always rejected, not getting what he wants, and getting annoyed. Every time he would want to talk to this one girl, who he has a crush on, he ends up acting gauche. Hes such a obtrusive student to the teacher and very garrulous. ...more
Dhruv L
Oct 26, 2016 Dhruv L rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awesome book
I really liked this book because it's humor was hilarious. I liked reading it and I liked how fast it moved from story to story. I got to know the characters really early in the book. I didn't need to know what the other books had when reading this book.
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Lincoln Peirce is a cartoon artist from Portland, Maine. He lives with his wife and two children, and occasionally gives lectures to students about cartoon creating. Peirce writes the comic strip "Big Nate". Peirce's comic strip, Big Nate, is featured as an island on the famous children's website, Poptropica. Big Nate appears as the first cartoon on The Maine Sunday Telegram in the comics section. ...more
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Big Nate Novels (8 books)
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