Big Nate: From the Top is a comic strip collection book. It is the fourth comic collection book in the comic series followed by Big Nate and Friends.
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 trouble makers'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 overzelaous teachers, undercooked cafeteria food, and all around conventionality.