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Encyclopedia Brown Series

Found in Children’s Middle Grade Mystery & Detective Books
Everyone’s favorite boy detective! Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, can solve any crime for just 25 cents a day (plus expenses), and usually before dinner time. Filled with puzzling clues readers can solve too, this classic, bestselling series has been enchanting and educating young readers for over 40 years!
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Mysterious Handprints by Donald J. Sobol
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Carnival Crime by Donald J. Sobol
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Soccer Scheme by Donald Sobol; Illustrated by James Bernadin

Encyclopedia Brown Series : Titles in Order

Book 29
For fifty years, Encyclopedia Brown has been the best boy detective on the block and a favorite character for generations of middle-grade readers. Following the classic formula, this installment presents ten mysteries, complete with answers at the end of the book that allow the reader to solve the cases, too. Join Encyclopedia as he takes on the cases of an African killfish, a library book vandal, and a nail-biting soccer game.
Book 28
Ten exciting new adventures for the famous boy detective!

Everyone’s favorite fifth-grade gumshoe is back on the case! Following the classic Encyclopedia Brown formula, this installment presents ten mysteries, complete with answers at the end of the book that allow the reader to solve the cases along with the boy detective. Join Encyclopedia Brown as he takes on cases of giant diamonds, lazy lions, a country singer, and of course a trip to the carnival.
Book 27
Everyone’s favorite kid sleuth is back to solve ten new confounding cases!

Encyclopedia Brown returns, and with his uncanny knack for trivia, he helps solve mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his detective agency. But his dad is also the chief of the police department, and every night Encyclopedia Brown helps him solve his most puzzling crimes. Join Encyclopedia Brown here as he solves ten new and mysterious conundrums, including a case of stolen medallions, the secret of an old diary, a case of a shipwreck, and many more. And with the clues given in each case, readers can solve these mysteries too!
Book 26
With a knack for trivia, Encyclopedia solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad is also the chief of police, and every night Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes. Join Encyclopedia Brown as he solves ten new and even more confounding mysteries, including a case of a stolen watch, disappearing money, a headless ghost, and more. And with the clues given in each case, you can solve these mysteries too! Interactive and chock-full of interesting bits of information, it’s classic Encyclopedia Brown!
Book 25
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!
Book 24
Can the secret weapon in Idaville’s war on crime really be a ten-year-old boy in sneakers? It can if it’s Encyclopedia Brown!

Encyclopedia is back with ten all-new mysteries to solve, along with the help of his partner, Sally Kimball, the prettiest and toughest girl in the fifth grade. They’ll have to face Bugs Meany, who’s up to his old tricks, and Wilford Wiggins, who’s still dreaming up new schemes to trick the kids of Idaville out of their money. Plus there’s lots of new characters too!

The solutions to all the mysteries are in the back—but can you solve them first?


From the Hardcover edition.
Book 23
A new title in the bestselling series about the world’s greatest supersleuth in sneakers!

A slippery salamander, a banana burglar, a judge who’s run away, and a presidential toothbrush . . . these are just some of the clues that the world’s greatest young detective must use to solve 10 all-new mysteries. Young readers can try to solve the cases alongside Encyclopedia–the answers to all the mysteries are in the back of the book.
Book 22
Will Wilford Wiggins finally part the kids of Idaville from their hard-earned allowances? Can Encyclopedia stop Sally from belting Bugs Meany into the next millennium? What happens when performance art comes to Idaville? To find the answers—and to solve the mysteries of the sleepy beagle and the shower singers—read the continuing adventures of the world’s most famous boy detective!
Book 21
Encyclopedia Brown, the secret weapon in Idaville’s war on crime, is back–with 10 all-new mysteries to solve. Bugs Meany and his tricky Tigers are back, too. And Wilford Wiggins, lazy as a bedpost, is still dreaming up ways to part little kids from their allowances. But with the help of Sally Kimball, the prettiest (and the toughest) girl in the fifth grade, Encyclopedia can solve any case. From Pablo’s missing nose to racing reptiles that become snake snacks, the answers to all the cases are in the back of the book–but can you solve them on your own first?
Book 20
The young sneaker-clad super sleuth saves the day again in a collection of ten short mysteries that invite readers to puzzle out the solutions before consulting the answers in the back of the book. No mystery is too huge for Encyclopedia Brown, and there’s no loengths that she won’t go to crack the case!
Book 19
A stolen teacup…

An extra set of footprints…

Four very strange words…

A pirate’s treasure…

And a race to find a cheater in Idaville’s annual disgusting sneaker contest!

These are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computerlike brain. Try to crack the cases along with him–the answers to all the mysteries are found in the back!
Book 18
Suspects who are identical twins…

A leaking tent…

Magical worm pills…

A zebra’s portrait…

And a sheet of toilet paper from Spain that’s been swiped!

These are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computer-like brain. Try and crack the cases along with him–the answer to all the mysteries are found in the back!
Book 17
A stolen watermelon…

Dueling kites…

A blond wig left at the scene of the crime…

And a smashed wristwatch whose time has run out!

These are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computerlike brain. Try to crack the cases along with him–the answers to all the mysteries are found in the back!
Book 13
Solve some more puzzling mysteries with super sleuth Encyclopedia Brown!Leroy Brown is back in the Encyclopedia Brown series. As Idaville’s ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, 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 some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. Interactive and fun, it’s classic Encyclopedia Brown!

 
Book 12
Solve some more puzzling mysteries with super sleuth Encyclopedia Brown!Leroy Brown is back in the Encyclopedia Brown series. As Idaville’s ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, 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 some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. Interactive and fun, it’s classic Encyclopedia Brown!

 
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