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Donald J. Sobol (1924–2012)

Auteur van Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

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Over de Auteur

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 toon meer 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) toon minder


Werken van Donald J. Sobol

Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective (1963) 4,053 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Finds the Clues (1966) 1,869 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Solves Them All (1968) 1,648 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man (1967) 1,598 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Sets the Pace (1982) 1,593 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Carries On (1980) 1,342 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Cake! (1983) 1,188 exemplaren
Two-Minute Mysteries (1967) 1,108 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Keeps the Peace (1969) 1,042 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Cracks the Case (2007) 1,013 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Saves the Day (1970) 1,003 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Shows the Way (1972) 1,000 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Lends a Hand (1974) — Auteur — 944 exemplaren
The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk (1961) 843 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Case (1973) 768 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown, Super Sleuth (2009) 666 exemplaren
More Two-Minute Mysteries (1971) 465 exemplaren
Still More Two-Minute Mysteries (1975) 377 exemplaren
Two-Minute Mysteries Collection (2004) 330 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Box Set (1980) 161 exemplaren
Angie's First Case (1981) 97 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown Collection (2004) 56 exemplaren
The Amazing Power of Ashur Fine (1986) 52 exemplaren
Encyclopedia Brown's Wacky Crimes (1982) 51 exemplaren
Two Flags Flying (1960) 42 exemplaren
The First Book of Medieval Man (1959) 37 exemplaren
Great Sea Stories (1975) 30 exemplaren
The Best of Encyclopedia Brown (1984) 23 exemplaren
Greta the Strong (1970) 15 exemplaren
The Amazons of Greek Mythology (1972) 10 exemplaren
Lock, Stock, and Barrel (1965) 10 exemplaren
Lost Dispatch (1958) 10 exemplaren
My Name is Amelia (1994) 9 exemplaren
Best Animal Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy (1979) — Redacteur — 8 exemplaren
Milton, the Model A (1971) 6 exemplaren
A Civil War Sampler (1961) 4 exemplaren
Disaster (1979) 3 exemplaren
The Double Quest 3 exemplaren
The Wide Window 1 exemplaar
Wie is de dader? 1 exemplaar
Encyclopedia Brown 3 in 1 (1982) 1 exemplaar
Mostra o Caminho 1 exemplaar
AYUDA A LA JUSTICIA (1978) 1 exemplaar
Jovem Detective 1 exemplaar
Mantèm a Paz 1 exemplaar

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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 | 33 andere besprekingen | 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.… (meer)
PlumfieldCH | 2 andere besprekingen | 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!… (meer)
PlumfieldCH | 4 andere besprekingen | Dec 7, 2023 |
Join Encyclopedia as he takes on the cases of an African killfish, a library book vandal, and a nail-biting soccer game.
PlumfieldCH | 1 andere bespreking | Dec 7, 2023 |



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