Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man (Encyclopedia Brown #4)
Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood's ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, 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 his most baffling crim...more
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Shelving this to the "happy childhood memories I don't wait to ruin, so I'll leave them alone."
(PS I only solved like three of the cases in this one. I swear I'm not bitter s...more
We are very slowly making our way through this series. We waited more almost two years after reading books 1 and 2 in this series and almost two more years after reading book 3. But now that our girls are older, they are huge fans.
We read all of the stories over the course of a couple of evenings and our girls were fascinated by...more
My favorite in this one was the mystery that Encyclopedia came up with to help his friend write the play. The change of approach was fun and refreshing.
This one provided a lot of entertainment, as once again the "solutions" really didn't solve anything. I'm really having a lot of fun reading these and laughing over them.
3 stars for nostalgia's sake.
I was surprised by how many times I remembered the critical clue before I reread it. The only story where I didn't remember the critical clue at all was the ninth, "The Case of the Murder Man"; for that one, I actually reread it, trying to figure it out. I'm not sure whether I did figure it out, or whether reading it twice reminded me.
(Finished 2008-07-31 17:22 EDT.)