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Donald J. Sobol (1924–2012)

Autor/a de Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

139+ obres 35,601 Membres 147 Ressenyes 4 preferits

Sobre l'autor

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 mostra'n més 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. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys


Obres de Donald J. Sobol

Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective (1963) 4,108 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Finds the Clues (1966) 1,892 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Solves Them All (1968) 1,667 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man (1967) 1,624 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Sets the Pace (1982) 1,620 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Carries On (1980) 1,359 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Cake! (1983) 1,197 exemplars
Two-Minute Mysteries (1967) 1,123 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Keeps the Peace (1969) 1,060 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Cracks the Case (2007) 1,035 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Saves the Day (1970) 1,023 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Shows the Way (1972) 1,013 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Lends a Hand (1974) — Autor — 955 exemplars
The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk (1961) 862 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Case (1973) 781 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown, Super Sleuth (2009) 683 exemplars
More Two-Minute Mysteries (1971) 469 exemplars
Still More Two-Minute Mysteries (1975) 383 exemplars
Two-Minute Mysteries Collection (2004) 331 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Box Set (1980) 163 exemplars
Angie's First Case (1981) 97 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown Collection (2004) 59 exemplars
The Amazing Power of Ashur Fine (1986) 52 exemplars
Two Flags Flying (1960) 43 exemplars
The First Book of Medieval Man (1959) 37 exemplars
Great Sea Stories (1975) 30 exemplars
The Best of Encyclopedia Brown (1984) 23 exemplars
Greta the Strong (1970) 15 exemplars
Lock, Stock, and Barrel (1965) 11 exemplars
The Amazons of Greek Mythology (1972) 10 exemplars
Lost Dispatch (1958) 10 exemplars
My Name is Amelia (1994) 9 exemplars
Best Animal Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy (1979) — Editor — 8 exemplars
Milton, the Model A (1971) 6 exemplars
A Civil War Sampler (1961) 4 exemplars
Disaster (1979) 3 exemplars
The Double Quest 3 exemplars
The Wide Window 1 exemplars
Encyclopedia Brown 3 in 1 (1982) 1 exemplars
Wie is de dader? 1 exemplars
AYUDA A LA JUSTICIA (1978) 1 exemplars
Jovem Detective 1 exemplars
Mantèm a Paz 1 exemplars
Mostra o Caminho 1 exemplars

Obres associades

The Penguin Book of Classic Children's Characters (1997) — Col·laborador — 92 exemplars
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 1, September 1976 — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars


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Ten very short stories about Encyclopedia Brown, the boy detective with encyclopedic knowledge. He is the son of the police chief of his town, and helps his father solve cases. He also offers his services as a private detective, 25 cents per day plus expenses. Each story is just a few pages, Encyclopedia hears about the case or does a quick investigation and then he says the solution. Then the reader is invited to guess how he knows, and can read the answer at the end of the book.

The cases necessarily are very simple, normally a contradiction in the suspect's words, and perfectly appropriate for 8-year-old readers. They are too simple for adults, although they offer a certain innocent, nostalgic charm.… (més)
jcm790 | Hi ha 34 ressenyes més | May 26, 2024 |
A super fun book series, this book follows Encyclopedia Brown a young self made detective with an amazing brain that he uses to solve mysteries around his town in each book. I love this series and I think that this is a perfect book for th ages of 7-9.
Cbonham21 | Hi ha 34 ressenyes més | Mar 1, 2024 |
Encyclopedia Brown has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions.… (més)
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Dec 16, 2023 |
Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville's ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the police department, and every night Encyclopedia helps him get to the bottom of his most baffling crimes. Join Encyclopedia Brown as he solves ten of his newest and most confounding mysteries, including a case of a missing butterfly brooch, some stolen Confederate stamps, a forgetful jewel thief, and more. With the clues given in each case, readers will have a chance to solve the mystery themselves!… (més)
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | Dec 7, 2023 |



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