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Encyclopedia Brown Cracks the Case

Format:  Paperback,

90 pages

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Publish Date: Sep 2008

ISBN-13: 9780142411674

ISBN-10: 0142411671

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Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville's ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the police department, and every night Encyclopedia helps him get to the bottom of his most baffling crimes. Join Encyclopedia Brown as he solves ten of his newest and most confounding mysteries, including a case of a missing butterfly brooch, some stolen Confederate stamps, a forgetful jewel thief, and more. With the clues given in each case, readers will have a chance to solve the mystery themselves Interactive and chock-full of interesting bits of information--it's classic Encyclopedia Brown


"I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid."--Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao"

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Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Publish Date: Sep 2008
ISBN-13: 9780142411674
ISBN-10: 0142411671
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 90
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.18
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.0 x 7.75 x 0.5

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Biography of Sobol, Donald J.

Donald J. Sobol was born in the Bronx, New York on October 4, 1924. During World War II, he served in the Army as a sergeant in a combat engineer battalion in the Pacific. He received a B.A. degree from Oberlin College. He worked as a copy boy and then a reporter at The New York Sun and The Long Island Daily Press. In 1959, he began writing a syndicated fiction column called Two-Minute Mysteries.

He is the creator of the Encyclopedia Brown series. His first book, Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective, was published in 1963. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 80 books. In 1976, he won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for the Encyclopedia Brown series. He died from gastric lymphoma on July 11, 2012 at the age of 87.

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Leroy Brown, a.k.a. Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville’s ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the police department, and every night Encyclopedia helps him get to the bottom of his most baffling crimes. Join Encyclopedia Brown as he solves ten of his newest and most confounding mysteries, including a case of a missing butterfly brooch, some stolen Confederate stamps, a forgetful jewel thief, and more. With the clues given in each case, readers will have a chance to solve the mystery themselves! Interactive and chock-full of interesting bits of information—it’s classic Encyclopedia Brown!

“I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

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