By Donald J. Sobol
Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood’s ten-year-old famous person detective. With an uncanny knack for minutiae, he solves mysteries for the local young children via his personal detective organisation. yet his dad additionally occurs to be the manager of the Idaville police division, and each evening round the dinner desk, Encyclopedia is helping him clear up his such a lot baffling crimes. And with ten confounding mysteries in every one e-book, not just does Encyclopedia have an opportunity to unravel them, however the reader is given the entire clues in addition. Interactive and chock choked with fascinating bits of information—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
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Vivian Wilson’s place of work. And the place was once Encyclopedia Brown, boy detective? He used to be now not ten toes clear of the scene of the crime. He was once sitting in a chair, together with his eyes close and his mouth vast open! In a fashion, he had an excuse. Dr. Wilson was once pulling one in every of Encyclopedia’s tooth. “There! ” stated Dr. Wilson. He stated it cheerfully , as though he have been handing Encyclopedia an ice cream cone rather than a enamel. “Ugh! ” acknowledged Encyclopedia. Dr. Wilson stated, “All correct. Hop down from the chair. ” Encyclopedia hopped down and positioned the enamel in his pocket. He used to be going to offer it to Charlie Stewart, who accumulated the teeth and stored them in a flowered cookie jar. Encyclopedia went into the ready room. The chair on which he had left Sally’s curler skates was once empty! He appeared in the back of the chair. He dropped to his knees and appeared lower than the chair. “The skates—they’re long gone! ” he exclaimed. “Are you yes you introduced them with you? ” requested Dr. Wilson. “I’m sure,” replied Encyclopedia. “They have been damaged. I mounted them final evening for my companion, Sally Kimball. i used to be going to take them over to her apartment on my approach domestic out of your workplace. ” Dr. Wilson shook his head unfortunately. “I’m afraid you'll by no means get them again. ” yet Dr. Wilson knew not anything approximately detective paintings. Encyclopedia beloved the dentist, notwithstanding he felt that Vivian was once a greater first identify for a girl than a guy. “The skates—they’re long gone! ” “I’ll locate the skates,” stated the boy detective. He spoke with sure bet. yet he felt no such factor. What he felt was once the blow to his delight; it damage worse than his jaw. think a detective being robbed! within the hall outdoors Dr. Wilson’s place of work, Encyclopedia leaned opposed to the wall. He closed his eyes and did a few deep considering. Dr. Wilson’s workplace was once at the flooring ground of the recent clinical construction. The development had 3 flooring and fifteen places of work. all of the workplaces have been utilized by medical professionals or dentists. What if the thief had him into the construction with a view to scouse borrow the skates? Then the case was once closed. “I may possibly spend the remainder of my existence searching through closets, tuition lockers, and garages far and wide Idaville,” Encyclopedia notion. yet consider the thief had easily come into the development to determine a physician. feel, on his approach in, he had spotted a boy wearing a couple of curler skates. good, that used to be anything else! Encyclopedia reasoned extra. “The thief can be a adult, a boy, or a lady. ” He governed out a adult. First, since it used to be not likely adult might thieve an outdated pair of small skates. moment, simply because a adult will be too not easy to trap. Too many women and men went out and in of the clinical construction each hour. “I’ll need to act at the concept that the thief is a boy or girl,” he determined. “It’s a protracted probability, however the just one i've got. ” He opened his eyes. The case known as for simple, outdated police leg paintings! Encyclopedia all started at the flooring ground. He requested a similar query in each workplace: “Were any boys or women right here to work out the health care professional this morning? ” the reply was once an identical in each workplace: “No. ” issues appeared hopeless. yet at the best ground he eventually received a lead.