Synopses & Reviews
Charlie Collier is back solving mysteries out of his parents' garage, and this one's a doozey!
Actually, there may be more than just one mystery out there to solve. There's Charlie's friend Sherman's brother, who is missing. And then there's a series of robberies in town involving masked teenagers. Could they be related? Charlie has to get himself in a heap of trouble--like getting thrown in juvie!--to figure out what's going on.
Filled with action, adventure, humor and brain teasers, this is perfect for an older elementary school or young junior high school mystery fan.
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.
I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The boy detective is back with ten new exciting adventures
Since 1963, when Dutton published Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective, the first book in the series, the brainy crime-stopper has been a favorite character among middle-grade readers. Following the classic formula, this new installment presents ten new 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 as he takes on cases of giant diamonds, lazy lions, a country singer, and of course a trip to the carnival.
About the Author
Donald J. Sobol was the author of the highly acclaimed Encyclopedia Brown series and many other books. His awards include a special Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for his contribution to mystery writing in the United States, and the Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Readers' Choice Award for Encyclopedia Brown Keeps the Peace.