Big Nate Flips Out by Lincoln Peirce

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The fifth Big Nate novel in the New York Times bestselling series by Lincoln Peirce!

Big Nate is a New York Times bestseller! Here comes the latest illustrated novel from Lincoln Peirce, all about king of detention and cartooning genius Nate Wright!

Everyone knows N-A-T-E does not equal N-E-A-T!

And when Nate's sloppiness gets out of hand, his best friend, Francis, is in serious trouble.

Can Nate clean up his act, or will he flip out first?

"Big Nate is funny, big time."—Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Includes a sneak peek of the next Big Nate novel, Big Nate: In the Zone!


About Lincoln Peirce

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Lincoln Peirce is a cartoonist/writer and the creator of the comic strip Big Nate. It appears in more than 250 U.S. newspapers and online daily at Born in Iowa, Peirce earned a BA from Colby College and a master's degree in drawing/painting from Brooklyn College, studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and has also taught art at Xavier High School in New York. A fan and collector of classic country music, Lincoln also hosts a local radio show devoted to honky-tonk and western swing. A huge thrill of his was interviewing Willie Nelson on board his tour bus a few years ago. Check out Big Nate Island at And go to (where Lincoln blogs twice a week!) for more information about Big Nate: In a Class by Himself, Big Nate Strikes Again, Big Nate Boredom Buster, Big Nate 1-2 Punch, Big Nate on a Roll, Big Nate: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?, Big Nate Goes for Broke, and the author, who lives with his wife and two children in Portland, ME.
Published February 5, 2013 by HarperCollins. 224 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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There's a fair amount of teasing and name-calling of kids and ridiculing of teachers, but older elementary and middle school kids will feel right at home in Nate's world.

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I Smell Sheep

Thanks for sharing this sounds like a fun read to share with our kids :).

Aug 15 2013 | Read Full Review of Big Nate Flips Out

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