Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Disgusting Sneakers

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Bantam, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 92 pages
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A stolen teacup...

An extra set of footprints...

Four very strange words...

A pirate's treasure...

And a race to find a cheater in Idaville's annual disgusting sneaker contest!

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

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Review: Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Disgusting Sneakers (Encyclopedia Brown #18)

User Review  - Caroline Braun - Goodreads

This book sucks you in because of all the mysteries that Leroy or encyclopedia Brown has to solve! All he needs is one clue and he can solve any mystery. Read full review

Review: Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Disgusting Sneakers (Encyclopedia Brown #18)

User Review  - Silas - Goodreads

good book for 8-13 year olds who like mystery and games like 21 questions Read full review

Contents

The Case of the Fifth Word
1
The Case of the Teacup
10
The Case of the Broken Vase
17
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

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.

Bonnie Pryor's many notable picture books include The Porcupine Mouse, winner of the Irma Simonton Black Award. She lives in Gambier, Ohio.

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