Big Nate: From the Top is a comic-strip collection book. It is the 1st comic collection book in the comic series followed by Big Nate: Out Loud.
The comics in this book appeared in newspapers from August 28, 2006, to April 1, 2007, as the sixth comic. Big Nate is taking it from the top! - the top of the troublemaker's list! Big Nate is 11 years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for detentions in school history. He is a self-described genius and a 6th-grade renaissance man. Middle school kids everywhere can relate to Big Nate's daily battles against overzealous teachers, undercooked cafeteria food, and all-around conventionality.
- Big Nate: From the Top is the most popular Big Nate book, (excluding the novels).
- There are many appearances of Mrs. Godfrey, Mr. Rosa, & Mrs. Czerwicki in this comic.