Encyclopedia Brown Finds the Clues (#3)

by Donald J. Sobol

Paperback, 1966

Status

Check shelf

Call number

J So #3

Publication

Puffin Books (2007), Edition: 8.7.2007, 96 pages

Description

America's Sherlock Holmes in sneakers continues his war on crime in ten more cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book.

Local notes

1911-126

User reviews

LibraryThing member ebethe
I don't remember any details, but of all of the books that I read as a youth, the only ones that I remember are the Hardy Boys, Encyclopedia Brown, Nancy Drew and some mystery about a bunch of British chicks that solved a mystery on an island in the U.K. (and not the big island, mind you). 5 stars
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for sticking with me this long.
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LibraryThing member Venqat65
These books did more to stimulate my mind while growing up than any that I have seen on the market today. Great series.
LibraryThing member MeganAngela
I happened across this book at a dusty thrift store and was so excited to find an original copy from the 1960s! I was born in the 1980s, and even then the Encyclopedia Brown books were a big hit for kids and helped us learn to think critically! My only complaint about the series and, in essence,
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this book is that the volumes are just too short! I would have loved for us to get to spend just a little bit more time in Idaville, and have the chance to learn more about the characters we come to know and love briefly over the span of the cases! Granted, I know that there are many more books in the Encyclopedia Brown series. I just think it would have been nice to have fourteen or fifteen cases versus ten. But, of course, that is merely a nitpick and my own personal preference!

I think that any child would love the Encyclopedia Brown series and it should be a staple of a child's library! Not only is it fun and good for those who are learning to read, it is also a great series that helps children to read closely, think critically, and imagine outside of the box! I give it four stars, but only because it is a bit dated for a modern audience!
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Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1966

Physical description

96 p.; 5.13 inches

ISBN

0142408905 / 9780142408902

Barcode

34747000077160
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