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

3.97 of 5 stars 3.97  ·  rating details  ·  475 ratings  ·  11 reviews
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!

ebook, 41 pages
Published December 29th 2010 by Yearling (first published 1988)
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Django Fox
Mar 06, 2009 Django Fox rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: children
Recommended to Django by: myself

Over all I thought this book was great with great mysteries filled with fun brain popping twists to them.
This was the first Encyclopedia brown books I have read and one of the first mystery books I have read and I thought it was great. This book is filled with cases like,
A tennis Shirt, A lone slice of pizza, A zebra's picture and more great fun mysteries. I would recommend this book for young readers because it will make them think.


One of the earliest book I read. I was in grade school when my sister brought me a copy of this as a gift. And despite of the number of books I learned to read, this book still remains one of my favorites.
It consists of a number of "cases", which Encyclopedia Brown will solve. The cases are not Nancy Drew or Sherlock Holmes type, but more of short, simple mysteries which are appropriate to pre-teeners.
"He had read more books than anyone in Idaville, and he never forgot a word. His pals said he was better than a library for getting answers. He was never closed." :):)

"They called themselves the Tigers. They should have called themselves the Spoons. They were always stirring up trouble." eh, hah, ehahha.
Wow! He solves some crazy mysteries!
This book is awesome! Its a ton of little mysteries and at the end of them they will have a character solve it but leave you with a mystery and it will say "turn to page bla bla bla for the answer" Its really cool!
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.
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.
Catherine Woodman
Very accessible books for the mid grammar school years--set me up to read mysteries for the rest of my life
FINALLY one with a kindle-friendly format. And one I'd never read before to boot.
Mike Henry
I read this books as a child and am reading them to my kids now.
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Donald J. Sobol was an award-winning writer best known for his children's books, especially the Encyclopedia Brown mystery series. Mr. Sobol passed away in July of 2012.
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