Synopses & Reviews
Who knows how a handleless teacup can point to a thief? What a pair of soggy sneakers has to do with three stolen fishing rods? How the word "Crabcake" can reveal the identity of a kidnapper?
Encyclopedia Brown knows?
The world's youngest supersleuth is here with ten brand-new solve-it-yourself mysteries to challenge and entertain his fans. Match wits with the ten-year-old detective as he and his junior partner, Sally Kimball, puzzle over brainteasers and coded messages, intrigues and whodunits. Their case load includes a perplexing calendar code, three water-filled canoes, a missing shopping bag, and a hundred-year-old treasure tree.And if you're stumped, you can find out how Encyclopedia did it in the back of the book. But don't peek until you're really stuck!
About the Author
Donald J. Sobol is the creator of the highly acclained Encyclopedia Brown solve-it-yourself series. In addition, he has written the "Wacky" series and the "Encyclopedia Brown Record Books." His awards include the Pacific Northwest Reader's Choice Award for Encyclopedia Brown Keeps the Peace and a special Edgar from the Mystery Writers of America for contribution to mystery writing in the United States.
Donald Sobol is married and has three children. A native of New York, he now lives in Florida.Bonnie Pryor's many notable picture books include The Porcupine Mouse, winner of the Irma Simonton Black Award. She lives in Gambier, Ohio.