Donald J. Sobol


Born
in New York, New York, The United States
October 04, 1924

Died
July 11, 2012

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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.

Average rating: 4.02 · 71,906 ratings · 1,888 reviews · 91 distinct worksSimilar authors
Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Det...

4.04 avg rating — 35,522 ratings — published 1963 — 40 editions
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Encyclopedia Brown and the ...

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4.04 avg rating — 3,802 ratings — published 1965 — 29 editions
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Encyclopedia Brown Solves T...

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4.01 avg rating — 2,864 ratings — published 1968 — 28 editions
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Encyclopedia Brown Takes th...

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3.87 avg rating — 2,515 ratings — published 1982 — 9 editions
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Encyclopedia Brown Finds th...

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4.02 avg rating — 2,485 ratings — published 1966 — 29 editions
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Encyclopedia Brown Gets His...

4.03 avg rating — 2,235 ratings — published 1967 — 27 editions
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Encyclopedia Brown and the ...

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4.12 avg rating — 1,708 ratings — published 1990 — 10 editions
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Encyclopedia Brown Tracks T...

3.98 avg rating — 1,696 ratings — published 1971 — 28 editions
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Encyclopedia Brown Saves th...

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3.96 avg rating — 1,408 ratings — published 1970 — 29 editions
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Encyclopedia Brown Sets The...

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3.98 avg rating — 1,190 ratings — published 1982 — 10 editions
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“The case called for plain, old-fashioned police leg work!”
Donald J. Sobol, Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

“When a passenger of foot heave in sight, tootle the horn. Trumpet at him melodiously first, but if he still obstacles your passage, then tootle him with vigor.”
Donald J. Sobol, Encyclopedia Brown's Book of Wacky Cars
tags: humor

“Idaville looked like many seaside towns on the outside. On the inside, however, it was different. Very different.
No one, grown-up or child, got away with breaking the law in Idaville.”
Donald J. Sobol

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