New Release Books by Nate Evans

Nate Evans is the author of A Weight Lifted (2021), Mother Goose to the Rescue! (2021), Cookiesaurus Rex (2017), Tyrannosaurus Ralph (2017) and other 13 books.

17 results found

A Weight Lifted

release date: Mar 10, 2021
A Weight Lifted
If you''re the biggest kid in high school, you can''t help but to be seen. If you look exactly like the town drunk, it''s impossible to hide. In A Weight Lifted, bad luck and a lifetime of an alcoholic father''s secrets leave a young man searching for the light in his dark world.Trying to survive high school and an abusive father, Daniel Brock must face his own problems while avoiding his monster of a parent. When a fish-loving girl and a six-fingered boy befriend him, Daniel begins to find life isn''t as bad as it seems, at least not at school. At home, his father''s past and a life-changing secret about his mother turn Daniel''s world upside down. After taking a stand against the school bully, Daniel''s school counselor, Coach Janssen, takes him under his wing and gives Daniel an outlet for all his bottled up anger and frustrations--powerlifting. With his two new friends and a musclebound mentor, Daniel sets out to find just how strong he can really be.

Mother Goose to the Rescue!

release date: Feb 02, 2021
Mother Goose to the Rescue!
Join Mother Goose and her band of nursery rhyme characters as they jump to the rescue in this rhyming picture book celebrating the heroism of firefighters! DING-DONG! Alarm bells chime in Mother Goose''s House of Rhyme! Welcome to Mother Goose''s House of Rhyme, where a team of firefighting nursery rhyme characters are ready to leap into the action! When the Queen of Hearts''s bakery goes up in flame, Chief Mother Goose, The Five Little Piggies, Mary and her little lamb, and the rest of the team are on the case. With fun, rhyming text, and featuring classic nursery rhyme characters, Mother Goose to the Rescue is the perfect way to celebrate firefighters everywhere.

Cookiesaurus Rex

release date: Sep 04, 2017
Cookiesaurus Rex
As soon as Cookiesaurus Rex comes out of the oven, he declares that he is King of All Cookies. He should be frosted before all of the standard-shaped cookies, in a nice bright green. But the other cookies are getting sprinkles, or shiny stars, or even gumdrops . . . WAIT ONE STINKIN'' STOMPIN'' MINUTE! Cookiesaurus wants a do-over. Problem is, he might not end up with the kind of "do" he wants. Readers will love the funny back-and-forth between this cheeky cookie and the hand that frosts him. See who gets his licks in at the end!

Tyrannosaurus Ralph

release date: Oct 24, 2017
Tyrannosaurus Ralph
Ralph is just trying to get home from school without getting picked on by the local bully. He''s not trying to run smack into that bully. He''s also not trying to wake up hours later in the body of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. And he''s DEFINITELY not trying to do battle in an alien arena in order to save Earth from the evil Cloberus Crunch. Unfortunately for Ralph, this is exactly what happens. Armed only with a new body (with very tiny arms) and his wits, Ralph is expected to not only defend himself and his planet in hand-to-hand combat with ferocious aliens, he must also navigate a new world filled with all sorts of creatures Ralph has never imagined, in which it can be difficult to tell friend from foe. This zany, hilarious story will appeal to anyone who loves dinosaurs, aliens, and adventure.

The Jellybeans and the Big Camp Kickoff

release date: May 16, 2014
The Jellybeans and the Big Camp Kickoff
Read this sweet New York Times bestselling series from the author of If You Give a Pig a Pancake, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, If You Give a Mouse a Brownie, and other beloved books. The Jellybeans are off to summer camp to enjoy ghost stories around the campfire, roasting marshmallows, and swimming in the lake. Each girl finds her own favorite activity: Emily goes to the dance studio, Bitsy does arts and crafts, and Anna reads about nature. But Nicole can''t find anything that''s just right for her. So she decides to start a soccer team and teach her friends her favorite game. Will the Jellybeans be able to win the big match against a neighboring camp? Once again, the girls use their different strengths and talents to work together and have the best summer ever. This third book in the successful New York Times bestselling series shows that, whether readers are girly girls, bookworms, artists, or tomboys, there is a Jellybean for everyone. Praise for The Jellybeans and the Big Camp Kickoff “The tale unfolds with warmth and reassuring humor making this latest Jellybeans adventure a good primer for young would-be campers. Munsinger’s watercolor illustrations are bright and suggest vigor and happiness, like the Jellybeans themselves.” –Kirkus Reviews “The cartoon artwork captures the mood of the story as the youngsters support one another. The soft, watercolor illustrations reinforce their delightful antics as they enjoy their camp experience.” –School Library Journal!--?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /--

Cookiesaurus Christmas (A Cookiesaurus Rex Book)

release date: Sep 04, 2018
Cookiesaurus Christmas (A Cookiesaurus Rex Book)
Cookiesaurus Rex may not be your usual holiday treat, but he has plenty of Christmas spirit. He would like nothing more than to make it onto Santa''s cookie plate. After all, the Big Guy should have only the best cookie to take back to the North Pole. But Mr. Spatula chooses Star, then Bell, and finally Gingerbread Boy. . . . WAIT ONE STINKIN,'' STOMPIN'' MINUTE! Looks like Cookiesaurus Rex is going to have to take matters into his own tiny arms. Will his Christmas dreams come true, or will his holiday dreams be crumbled? Praise for Cookiesaurus Rex:"Ford''s bright and funny illustrations perfectly complement Dominy and Evans'' tongue-in-cheek text. The cheeky dino is full of personality and spunk, and his facial expressions are priceless. . .Have cookie dough and frosting ready, as kids are sure to want to try their own hands at decorating after a few laugh-filled rereads."--Kirkus Reviews

The Jellybeans Love to Read

release date: Mar 11, 2014
The Jellybeans Love to Read
Read this sweet New York Times bestselling series from the author of If You Give a Pig a Pancake, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, If You Give a Mouse a Brownie, and other beloved books. The Jellybeans are back to share the love of reading! Anna loves to read, but her friends prefer doing other things. However, after a trip to the library, each Jellybean finds a book that’s perfectly suited for her: Emily finds a book on ballet, Nicole finds a book on sports, and Bitsy finds a book on art. But with so many wonderful books to read, will Anna find the book that’s perfect just for her? Based on the New York Times bestselling picture book The Jellybeans and the Big Book Bonanza, this board book will win over a new generation of fans with four irresistible characters who are sweeter than candy.

Beast Friends Forever

release date: Jan 01, 2011
Beast Friends Forever
Zeke and Hannah discover that Otto, a friendly monster living under Zeke''s bed, has the power to switch everyday toys for magical items from Triangle Island.

The Jellybeans and the Big Book Bonanza

release date: Mar 01, 2010
The Jellybeans and the Big Book Bonanza
The Jellybeans are back—this time in the library stacks to discover the varied and wonderful world of reading. When the Jellybeans go to the library to do research for book reports on the things they enjoy, Bitsy, who loves books more than anyone, is excited to bring her friends to her favorite place. Emily, who loves to dance, finds a book on ballet, Nicole, who loves sports, finds a book on soccer, and Anna, who loves art, finds a book on famous painters. But what about Bitsy? Can she find the perfect book, too? This energizing book promotes a love of reading by proving that there is the perfect book for everyone. Just as jellybeans are all different flavors but go great together, the girls again use their different strengths and talents to work as a team and make their school Book Bonanza a success.

The Case of the Fiendish Flapjack Flop

release date: Jan 01, 2008
The Case of the Fiendish Flapjack Flop
Humpty Dumpty Jr. has always gotten the bad guy.Always. Except once, when the case got too personal. You know that case. The one about his Dad... And now, a frantic call for help tells him that someone is making it personal again. "Johnny" Cakes, a two-bit pancake punk, has escaped from jail. And Patty, of the famous (and delicious) Pat-A-Cake Bakery, has disappeared. Could "Johnny" Cakes be behind it? Whoever kidnappedPatty better watch out; Humpty is no soft-cooked Egg. He is 100% Hardboiled. From the (fairly) scrambled minds of three acclaimed children''s writers and illustrators comes a hilarious new detective who always cracks the case. Set on the grimy streets of New Yolk City, where the Queen of Hearts lives in Queens (where else?), the adventures of Humpty Dumpty Jr. are sure to delight early and chapter-book readers alike. This is the start of a very funny, totally action-packed newseries no one will want to miss! "Once Upon a Crime: There was a detective. Me. Humpty Dumpty Jr., Hardboiled Detective. I''m a good egg who always cracks the case. One morning, sitting at my desk, I watched the sun rise out my grimy window. Dawn light played peek-a-boo through the tall skyscrapers of the gritty city. My city. New Yolk City."

The Mystery of Merlin and the Gruesome Ghost

release date: Jan 01, 2008
The Mystery of Merlin and the Gruesome Ghost
Guaranteed to crack you up! Bacon and Eggs walk into a diner. The waitress says, "We don''t serve breakfast." (This has nothing to do with this book.) All kids have to go to school, even detectives'' sidekicks. But Rat really doesn''t want to. That is, until he finds out that he might be King Arthur reborn and gets invited to join Merlin''s Institute for the Knowledge of Everything. But there is a problem. Princess Lily, Humpty and Rat''s new friend, claims there is a ghost haunting the school. And not just any ghost one that eats magic! Can our three heroes banish the ghost from the school? Or will the ghost splatter and scramble Humpty and his friends? Don''t forget to read Humpty''s first egg*citing case: Humpty Dumpty Jr: Hardboiled Detective The Case of the Fiendish Flapjack Flop

The Jellybeans Love to Dance

release date: Mar 12, 2013
The Jellybeans Love to Dance
In this sweet story of friendship, based on the "New York Times" bestseller "The Jellybeans and the Big Dance, " the Jellybeans use their different strengths and talents in order to make their ballet recital a success. Full color.

Bang! Boom! Roar! A Busy Crew of Dinosaurs

release date: Aug 21, 2012
Bang! Boom! Roar! A Busy Crew of Dinosaurs
What''s that Bang! Boom! Roar!? A busy crew of dinosaurs! Engines fire, swing that hammer, Cover your ears—it''s quite a clamor! But keep those eyes open wide, Because the alphabet hides inside. Find each letter—wait, there''s more! Big trucks, cool tools, and surprises galore! Cool hard-hat dinosaurs jam-pack this rhyming alphabet picture book by New York Times bestselling author Nate Evans and Stephanie Gwyn Brown, brought to life by Christopher Santoro''s hilarious and energetic illustrations. Kids will love looking for the hidden letters on each page and finding the visual jokes that lead to a supersilly surprise ending. Construction work may be tough, but even dinos love a little monkey business!

The Jellybeans and the Big Art Adventure

release date: Mar 01, 2012
The Jellybeans and the Big Art Adventure
The Jelly Beans--four friends who like to do such different things as paint, play soccer, read and dance--create a mural on an outside wall of Mrs. Petunia Dinkley-Sneezer''s candy shop that depicts them each doing what they love best. 50,000 first printing.

The Jellybeans and the Big Dance

release date: Mar 01, 2008
The Jellybeans and the Big Dance
When four young girls meet in dance class, it takes time for them to find a way--and a reason--to pull together as one, but their instructor helps them realize that, just like a bag of jellybeans, they can be different and still go well together.

Sherman Crunchley

release date: Nov 01, 2005
Sherman Crunchley
For use in schools and libraries only. Following the tradition of the Crunchley dog family, Sherman is expected to succeed his father as Biscuit City''s Chief of Police, but the only thing he likes about being a police officer is the hat he wears. Reprint.

Monster Maker

release date: Jan 01, 1994
Monster Maker
Young readers may use the reusable stickers to create monsters to protect them from the creatures in Doctor Boo''s laboratory.
17 results found


  • Aboutread.com makes it one-click away to discover great books from local library by linking books/movies to your library catalog search.

  • Copyright © 2023 Aboutread.com