Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Soccer Scheme
Donald J. Sobol
for 50 years, Encyclopedia Brown has been the easiest boy detective at the block and a favourite personality for generations of middle-grade readers. Following the vintage formulation, this installment provides ten mysteries, entire with solutions on the finish of the booklet that let the reader to resolve the instances, too. sign up for Encyclopedia as he's taking at the circumstances of an African killfish, a library ebook vandal, and a nail-biting football game.
“I enjoyed Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The short Wondrous lifetime of Oscar Wao
Sally laid her hand lightly on his shoulder. “Gosh, Chuck, no matter what is the matter?” “I was once fired,” Chuck acknowledged. “What for?” Encyclopedia requested. “You convey the newspaper on time, and your goal is perfect—right to front door.” “I by no means missed,” Chuck stated. “How else can a half-pint like me make a reputation for himself?” “You’re already a name,” Sally acknowledged. “You turned one final yr should you have been topped the Idaville information supply boy of the year.” “That dumps me right into a.
incorporated dancing to the track of the six-piece band, the Black Ties. I’m their singer.” “Dancing at breakfast?” acknowledged Sally. “It’s by no means too early to dance,” Lily retorted. “The software all started at 9 o’clock. we all, musicians, waiters, and chefs, needed to document at 8 to set issues up. I received up a bit after five.” “What did you do with all that point to kill, from 5 to eight?” Sally wondered. “I made up our minds to prepare and look ahead to the newspaper,” Lily acknowledged impatiently.
round the truck. They reached Mitzi as Agatha was once jogging the motorcycle again into the storage. “It’s a gorgeous bike,” Sally acknowledged to Mitzi. “Yeah,” stated Mitzi, “except for the pedals.” “I don’t understand,” Sally stated. Mitzi defined. “When the pedal at the left is going ahead, the only at the correct is going backward—and vice versa. That motorbike is risky! The pedals don’t flip a similar way.” Agatha had come from of the storage. “I heard what you stated, Mitzi. the day gone by I informed you.
instantly out the pedals have been broken. if you purchase it, you’ll need to convey it to a bicycle store and feature the pedals fastened. I don’t know the way a lot it's going to cost—probably no more than fifty or sixty dollars.” “You advised me i may repair the pedals myself!” Mitzi yelped. “Now you inform me it could actually fee fifty or sixty cash to mend. I don’t imagine i will be able to purchase the bike.” “Fine with me,” Agatha stated. “As we agreed, I preserve your 5 money if you happen to don’t purchase the bike.” “Not hardly,” Encyclopedia.
Brown answered. “The funds remains to be within the office,” Encyclopedia acknowledged. “That doesn’t make sense!” objected Lou. “I’ve searched each inch—the cupboard drawers, the table drawers, the bookshelves, the lavatory, the watercooler stand, everywhere.” “Not really everywhere,” Encyclopedia stated. “The funds is hidden the place nobody could examine looking—under the submitting cupboard. Olga is the thief. She plans again for the cash in her personal solid time.” “The submitting cupboard is complete and.