Big Nate Out Loud is a Big Nate comic collection. The book is a series filled with comics based on Nate's typical life at P.S. 38, his adventures inside and outside of school, hanging out with his best friends Francis Pope and Teddy Ortiz, and dealing with common rivals like Mrs. Godfrey and Artur Pashkov.
The comics in this book appeared in the newspaper from 2 April, 2007 to 4 November, 2007. This is the book description which you can find at Amazon:
'Big Nate, (AKA Nate Wright), is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the wunderkind creation of cartoonist Lincoln Peirce. Nate is also the star of six novelized books to be published by HarperCollins, the first of which debuted on the New York Times children's best-seller list. Big Nate Out Loud collects Peirce's Big Nate strips, originally published only in newspapers and online at comics.com.
For those not familiar with Big Nate, think Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets Calvin and Hobbes. Nate is a self-described genius and a sixth-grade Renaissance man equipped with only a #2 pencil and the unshakable belief that he is destined for greatness (a fortune cookie told him so). He fights a daily battle against overzealous teachers, undercooked cafeteria food, and all-around conventionality. He's the original rebel without a clue, alternately abrasive and endearing to classmates and teachers alike. Throughout Peirce's Big Nate Out Loud, Nate blazes an unforgettable trail through the sixth grade at P.S. 38, earning straight As in laughs (and numerous detentions) along the way.'