Encyclopedia Brown Tracks Them Down
Donald J. Sobol
As Idaville’s ten-year-old superstar detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for minutiae. along with his unconventional wisdom, he solves mysteries for the local childrens via his personal detective corporation. yet his dad additionally occurs to be the executive of the Idaville police division, and each evening round the dinner desk, Encyclopedia is helping him resolve probably the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each one booklet, not just does Encyclopedia have an opportunity to unravel them, yet readers are given the entire clues to boot and will chime in with their very own suggestions. Interactive and fun—it’s vintage Encyclopedia Brown!
“I enjoyed Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”—Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of The short Wondrous lifetime of Oscar Wao
The water fountain, he allow in Jim Hill. Jim stole the cash from the workplace. Jim may have obtained fresh away, yet he knocked over the lamp. So Elmer needed to throw suspicion off himself. He accordingly instructed Pete and Oscar that he was once going to mobilephone Encyclopedia for support. whilst he reached the phone within the place of work, he misplaced his head. He couldn't dial. He was once donning boxing gloves! He bought Jim Hill, who had hidden within the closet, to dial Encyclopedia’s quantity for him. Elmer was hoping Encyclopedia.
might put out of your mind the error. yet Encyclopedia was once no longer fooled. Elmer bought the cash again from Jim and lower back it earlier than the adolescence middle opened on Monday. technique to The Case of the version Universe Wilford had got a half-inch version of the earth. Then he had dreamed up Professor Wolfgang Schmidt and the model-universe express. He had was hoping to make himself a few quickly cash by way of promoting stocks within the faux inspiration to the youngsters of the local. regrettably for Wilford, he knew not anything.
to go away the town early and for everybody to benefit from the occasion with no him.” “Was there a cause of his lacking his personal party?” inquired leader Brown. “There used to be a climate document of a snow-storm due that night,” acknowledged Mr. Rico. “He should have figured that if he stayed for the occasion, he’d locate the mountain roads to the inn snow-bound. So he left town sooner than the storm.” Mr. Rico stopped the auto in entrance of the ambassador’s huge condo. He unlocked front door. at the couch within the lounge.
Dinner. considering he had started secretly aiding his father, no criminal had escaped arrest, and no baby had received away with ducking the legislations. leader Brown might have loved to pin a medal on Encyclopedia whenever his son solved a case. yet what stable would it not do? Who might think that the genuine mastermind at the back of Idaville’s crime cleanup used to be a 5th grader? along with, Encyclopedia couldn’t have stood up less than the entire medals with no getting flat toes. So leader Brown acknowledged not anything. Encyclopedia by no means allow.
Mine, you can’t imagine small.” “Sumner,” acknowledged Encyclopedia with admiration. “Jefferson might were happy with you.” “All i need is extra two-dollar money owed printed,” stated Sumner. “What reliable is one greenback? you could rarely purchase whatever with it today.” “You’re making sense,” acknowledged Encyclopedia. “I should elevate my fee—” “Not yet!” exclaimed Sumner. He laid twenty-five cents beside the boy detective. “I are looking to lease you. i must get the names and addresses of all these males in Washington.”.