Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Treasure Hunt

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Bantam, Jan 1, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 96 pages
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Suspects who are identical twins...



A leaking tent...



Magical worm pills...



A zebra's portrait...



And a sheet of toilet paper from Spain that's been swiped!



These are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computerlike brain. Try crack the cases along with him--the answer to all the mysteries are found in the back!

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Review: Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Treasure Hunt (Encyclopedia Brown #17)

User Review  - DJ - Goodreads

Another book of Encyclopedia Brown. Some of them got me stumped...I love it! I do wish the stories were much longer though. Great book for young kids. Read full review

Review: Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Treasure Hunt (Encyclopedia Brown #17)

User Review  - Ashley - Goodreads

One of my favourites as a child. I loved how you had to solve the mysteries yourself and then flip to the back to see if you were right. I used to be very poor at it, but I got better as I read more and more. Read full review

About the author (1989)

Donald J. Sobol was born in the Bronx, New York on October 4, 1924. During World War II, he served in the Army as a sergeant in a combat engineer battalion in the Pacific. He received a B.A. degree from Oberlin College. He worked as a copy boy and then a reporter at The New York Sun and The Long Island Daily Press. In 1959, he began writing a syndicated fiction column called Two-Minute Mysteries. He is the creator of the Encyclopedia Brown series. His first book, Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective, was published in 1963. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 80 books. In 1976, he won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for the Encyclopedia Brown series. He died from gastric lymphoma on July 11, 2012 at the age of 87.

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