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Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective (original 1963; edition 2007)

by Donald J. Sobol (Author)

Series: Encyclopedia Brown (1)

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Fifth-grader "Encyclopedia" Leroy Brown solves ten mysteries and, by putting the solutions at the back of the book, challenges the reader to do the same.
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Title:Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective
Authors:Donald J. Sobol (Author)
Info:Puffin Books (2007), Edition: Illustrated, 96 pages
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Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective by Donald J. Sobol (1963)

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A super fun book series, this book follows Encyclopedia Brown a young self made detective with an amazing brain that he uses to solve mysteries around his town in each book. I love this series and I think that this is a perfect book for th ages of 7-9.
  Cbonham21 | Mar 1, 2024 |
Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood's ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes. And with ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but the reader is given all the clues as well. Interactive and chock full of interesting bits of information--it's classic Encyclopedia Brown!
  PlumfieldCH | Sep 23, 2023 |
I would recommend this book for a more mature reader only because some of the language is old school. ( )
  PKolb | Sep 8, 2023 |
Fast, fun. ( )
  blueskygreentrees | Jul 30, 2023 |
Revisiting my childhood. Encyclopedia Brown solving the cases. Little mysteries that you use your brain to solve. I miss these simpler times. I devoured every one of the series when I was in middle school. Great reads for parents to read with their children & help solve a mystery! ( )
  LaneyLegz | Jul 29, 2023 |
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Shortall, Leonard W.Illustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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Fifth-grader "Encyclopedia" Leroy Brown solves ten mysteries and, by putting the solutions at the back of the book, challenges the reader to do the same.

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Bad, bad Leroy Brown
catches the bad guy every time. 
Not so bad, in fact. (kiparsky)

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