Big Nate is created by Lincoln Peirce, who inspired Jeff Kinney, author of 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid'. Check out the second compilation of classic Big Nate comic strips, originally published in newspapers. Lincoln Peirce is one of my cartooning heroes and Big Nate ranks as a comics classic. Year in and year out, Big Nate is among the best comics on the funny page. Jeff Kinney, author of 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid'.
Big Nate 2:Here Goes Nothing
Reading age :
9 to 12 years
Lincoln Peirce began creating comics in the 6th grade ( just like Big Nate!). He went on to teach art at a New York City High School. Lincoln created the cartoon-strip character Big Nate in 1991, naming the character after a nickname he gave his older brother as a kid. He lives in Portland, Maine in the US and as well as creating Big Nate comic strips and books, he hosts a local radio show.