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Big Nate's Greatest Hits

4.48  ·  Rating details ·  528 ratings  ·  41 reviews
The more Big Nate , the better! Readers will have their fill of Nate's wisecracks and school day shenanigans in this giant collection of hilarious comic strips.

Big Nate's Greatest Hits collects three bestselling e-book only collections--Big Nate Makes a Splash, Big Nate Dibs on This Chair, and Big Nate Pray for a Fire Drill--in this supersized paperback edition.

Paperback, 376 pages
Published January 6th 2015 by Andrews McMeel Publishing
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^^^Big Nate Twerk, y’all^^^

After discovering my youngest child was fudging his nightly reading requirement (a cardinal sin in my house, as I’m sure you can imagine) by spending quality time staring at the walls or sitting on the dumper instead, I decided to take extreme measures and requested this ARC that we could read together. Both of my kids are fans of the Big Nate books, so I figured I wouldn’t have too much of a fight on my han
Wayne McCoy
Nov 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
'Big Nate's Greatest Hits' by Lincoln Peirce asks the question "Can you ever get enough Big Nate?" Thankfully, the answer is a resounding "No!"

Weighing in at 376 pages, this collection is huge. It does collect three other Big Nate books ('Big Nate Makes a Splash,' 'Big Nate Dibs on This Chair,' and 'Big Nate Pray for a Fire Drill'), so do take note of that.

Nate Wright is 11 and lives with his single dad and older sister. He likes playing sports, is good at cartooning, but is not the brightest ki
Cas H.
Dec 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Big Nate's Greatest Hit's is another big hit from Lincoln Peirce. The kids are going to love this book! I know mine did. I have found, while helping in a middle school library and in a elementary school, that kids of many ages love Big Nate. The humor is tasteful, and you feel like you are reading the Sunday comics a little at a time. You can sit and read the book over days, or you can read it all in one sitting. Whichever way you choose to read this new addition to the Big Nate collection it is ...more
Annie Risher
Apr 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I think this book has a lot of surprises because he got a girlfriend after spending years loving Jenny, and picked someone else.
Nov 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Once again Big Nate, the beloved sixth grader is back with all his buddies. Follow Big Nate through his days at school, during summer vacation, at games, and at home. Naturally, as you read you find tons of Big Nate interactions with others so well known in his world, though some actions don’t turn out quite the way Big Nate envisioned/hoped they would. This is a book chuck full of Nate at his best, with his best friends and would-be not friends helping and egging him along in life. I have been ...more
Slow Man
Feb 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comics
This book is thicker than the usual and has more of Nate’s comics. You will meet new characters in Nate’s comics. Some are good but Moe Mentum, The Hollywood stunt man is pretty boring. This big book covers many events like summer school, back to school, Halloween and Christmas. As usual, the teachers in his school are rather funny and I couldn’t stop laughing inside when Mrs Godfrey is present. And Nate managed to land a girl in this one.
Nov 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It is a book. It is a bigger book. I have said book. Nate is a boy. Teddy is a boy Jenny is not a boy Jenny hates Nate. Nate likes Jenny. Nate hate Gina. Gina is not a boy. Gina hates Nate. Nate hates Arthur. Arthur is a boy. Now Nate likes Arthur. Nate likes dog. The dog is a boy. The dog is dumb. Dog likes Nate.
Feb 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It was really good and funny.
Isaac Ojo
Jun 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
it was awesome
Apr 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Very funny
Azra Benić
Nov 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
amazing I love hoe nate finally has a girlfriend but I wonder why the don't include her in the other comics?
Easton Snow
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
loved the story line
Jan 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
Well this won't help the casual reader of Big Nate, the fact that this is a full calendar year (from 1997) and is therefore reprints of reprinted books that relied on the original – or something. It's not like it's easy to scrawl the average Internet store and find any cohesion or order to proceedings in the first place, for there are a LOT of Big Nate books. But for the fact that this made me laugh out loud a couple of times at least, it has to be the best I've read. It throws in curveballs by ...more
Dirty Dayna
Jan 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015-buddy-reads

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4 Big Nate Stars

This is cute collection of the best comics of big Nate. These are cute little antics and stories he gets into. Each strip is about 2-3 pages so you have a huge selection of them. This is one of those books that go on your coffee table. They are short and silly and a bunch have me in Giggles. the quality of jokes and artwork are the same from page 1 to the end. I think the actual book will have each page be a comic and I think that will be easier to read thru. However the page s
Nate is a 6th grader that where ever he goes comedy is sure to follow. With his ideas on how to get out of school work (including trying to get out of a test with a fire alarm... that never comes), find a girlfriend and go to summer school with his least favorite teacher laughs are bound to happen. This is a collection of comics that kids are surely going to eat up and want more. Nate is funny and his best friend Francis is funny in his own right when poking fun at Nate without him realizing it. ...more
Oct 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The book I read is Big Nate’s Greatest Hits. The author is Lincoln Peirce. This book really affected me by reading and getting away from my family. It really talks about Nate’s new girlfriend.

The author really gets into detail with how Nate feels about his new girlfriend. The author also really gets into detail about Nate’s friends feel about Nate’s new girlfriend. Like Francise says in his head wow he has really gone over the clif or when Teddy another friend of Nate says “by golly your right”.
Jan 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
My children all love this author and I wanted to better understand what they like in books and get inside their heads a little bit. I was expecting to be bored but was surprised to find myself chuckling and enjoying this book. I honestly wish I could have had the opportunity to read Lincoln Peirce's books when I was younger so I could see it from a child's mind but it is fun for adults as well. I can understand why this series would appeal to young readers and as a mother, I am impressed by the ...more
Elle Markov
Feb 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Nate Wright the 11 year old middle-schooler is back in this wonderfully hilarious collection of cartoons.

This collections follows young Nate as he navigates the difficulties of middle school, summer school, sports and young love.

Sometimes, okay maybe almost all the time a bit narcissistic, he manages to bring us laughter and joy.

The book is targeted for children, but if you are a lover of Calvin and Hobbes you will definitely get a kick or two out of this young character and his friends.

Rating 5
The Big Nate books are ostensibly kids' books, but I'd be wary to recommend them to kids younger than sixth grade. There are a number of more grown-up jokes throughout the series, some obvious and some alluded to, as well as an emphasis on relationships, "going steady," and "making out."

Note: I received a digital galley through NetGalley.
Mar 05, 2015 rated it liked it
Big Nate fans will love this newest addition to the Big Nate graphic novel collection. There are a few color panels to add additional interest and new material. Other than that, it is typical Big Nate.
Zack Mays
Feb 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I loved this because of nates sister beating him up all the time
May 11, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015-chewy
My sixth grader objected to the references to kids his age making out instead of doing homework. Otherwise, he thought the book was really funny.
Wallis Chan
Nov 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is the by far the funniest book in this series. Every page was a winner.
Chad Evans
May 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
Great book
Dec 11, 2016 rated it did not like it
I didn't like it. It was terrible
Feb 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great book.
Mar 27, 2016 added it
Always enjoy the compilations of Big Nate comics. Nate is always so much fun to read!
Sean Baur
Jun 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Its Big Nate You Got To Love It!
David Long
Feb 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
One word. Hilarious.
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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