By Lincoln Peirce
Nate Wright is a wisecracking 11-year-old who is aware he's destined for greatness. Nate is the celebrity of massive Nate, the day-by-day and Sunday caricature that made its debut in 1991. Nate's a sixth-grade chess prodigy, a self-described genius, and the best-ever checklist holder for detentions in class historical past. He's frequently in scorching water together with his lecturers and classmates, yet Nate's profitable character and can-do perspective consistently make him an important hit with readers.
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You know what they say,’ said Paul. ’ That was one of the sayings he had often heard from his father, although he couldn’t say exactly what it meant, and neither could Darius or Oliver. After all, if you didn’t have your cake, how could you eat it? Mrs Simpson glanced at Paul for a moment, and then gave a slight shrug. She didn’t know what to make of Paul’s sayings any more than the others did. ‘I don’t think it’s quite right to say that nothing’s left,’ she said to Darius. ‘People have the memory.
They stopped in the kitchen on their way out, as usual. Mrs Simpson was just fi nishing a batch of carrot cakes which her husband was going to take to the cafes in town. She was putting a layer of creamy icing on the last of the cakes. The three boys watched her intently as she laid the icing on with the blade of a palette knife, just like an artist at a canvas. 48 Then she stood back, hands on her hips, and surveyed the cakes on the bench. There were eight of them, and the air was heavy and warm with their newly baked scent.
The fourth Bell Gift was a fountain that was installed in Founders Square diagonally opposite the statue of Cornelius Bell, with a basin in the shape of an upturned bell. And the fifth Bell Gift was a set of magnificent stained-glass windows made for the council chamber in the town hall under the Bell Spire and the Bell Bell. Just in case anyone missed all the Bell hints around the square, the windows showed the greatest exploits of the members of the Bell family, starting with the Bell who had fought at Waterloo.