Encyclopedia Brown Keeps the Peace
Donald J. Sobol
Encyclopedia Brown has an uncanny knack for trivialities. together with his unconventional wisdom, he solves mysteries for the local teenagers via his personal detective enterprise. 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 remedy essentially the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each one booklet, not just does Encyclopedia have an opportunity to resolve them, yet readers are given all of the clues in addition and will chime in with their very own strategies. 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
Bryan. “The one on top.” Encyclopedia observed photos of a clean-shaven younger guy. One confirmed him full-faced, the opposite from the aspect. there have been small photographs of every of his ten fingerprints and a line of heavy style: “WANTED FOR ARMED HOLDUP.” Encyclopedia learn extra: “William Matson, alias Billy, invoice, The Kid.” less than this used to be smaller kind giving Matson’s lengthy legal checklist. “Wow! it is a case for Dad,” exclaimed Encyclopedia. He telephoned his father immediately. Then he wondered.
Upon the ships of the area. “He most likely is in a brand new play,” stated Sally as an afterthought. “The sailor go well with needs to be his costume.” “He’s performing strangely,” acknowledged Encyclopedia. “Something has scared the tar out of him.” Cicero spied the companions. He ducked right into a doorway and beckoned to them desperately. the instant they got here within sight, he threw himself upon Encyclopedia. “A cazy criminal simply attempted to kill me!” he wailed. “What type of crook?” requested Encyclopedia. “I suggest, a loopy cook,” acknowledged.
Cicero. “A prepare dinner attempted to poison you?” exclaimed Sally. “He attempted to chop my head off—swsssht!” acknowledged Cicero, cutting the air like one of many 3 musketeers. “He chased me with a knife large enough to cut down Grant’s Tomb.” Cicero threw up his palms and moaned, “I by no means must have cursed the ships of the world.” Then, remembering he was once now not on degree, he similar what had occurred to him. whilst the destroyer John Adams had docked at Idaville final evening, he had determined to review how genuine seamen.
yet how may possibly he? Who may think that the mastermind in the back of Idaville’s crime cleanup used to be ten years outdated? Encyclopedia by no means permit drop a notice concerning the aid he gave his father. He didn’t are looking to look diversified from different fifth-graders. His nickname used to be whatever else. there has been not anything he might do approximately it. in simple terms his mom and dad and academics known as him by means of his actual identify, Leroy. each person else in Idaville known as him Encyclopedia. An encyclopedia is a ebook or set of books jam-packed with evidence from A to.
The Falling lady Encyclopedia used to be sitting within the Kimball lounge after dinner while Sally abruptly clutched his arm. “Listen,” she whispered. “Someone is open air the house.” Encyclopedia additionally had heard the noise. He checked out the window. because it was once darkish outdoors and light-weight inside of, the glass of the window acted as a replicate. He observed merely the mirrored image of the lounge. “It can be a kind of peeping Toms! ” acknowledged Sally. “I’ll repair him.” She reached for a heavy ground lamp. “Don’t attempt.